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In Chapter III called HER DAIRY the main character receives a diary from home. It is New Year's Eve with clear and cold weather. Her New Year dinner consists of roast chicken, mashed turnips, sweet potatoes and minse pie. The main character wants to record her daily events, daily thoughts and ambitions and daily life in the diary because she cannot talk to anyone else. Most of her friends either exist for the mere pleasures of the day or a bound up in resitations. Girls from Far West talk during the New Year dinner about buying a phonograph for dancing as their music teacher is sick with measles. Another example is Miss Everett who used to tell everyone that her cousin had written a play but in fact her appearance shows that no cousin of hers could write a play. The character thoughts about New Year Resolution and wants to help someone every day. Today she helped Mademoiselle with putting on her rubers. On January 2 the main character writes her French theme starting with such words "Les hommes songent moins a leur Ante qu a leur corps." Mademoiselle considers that this is not a theme for a young girl. So she writes a new one about pears. And of course, she thinks a lot about love trying to share her thoughts with the diary. She complains that presumably love has passed by her. She has had some offers of devotion but they were not what she was looking for because they most were either too young or not attractive...

Brite and Fair

This book shares with its readers the thoughts and events in the life of the main character day by day. For example, on July 18 an old minister comes to their house and the character is sure that he will never come back again. He is going back to the unitarial church with Keene and Cele who are going to sing there in the new quire. The main character has a meeting in the afternoon in Sunday school for which he does not care much as, in his opinion, they don't learn much there. This day he also meet Ed Tole and goes horseback riding with him. He has a little red pony which Ed rides without a sadle. When the main character tries to do it, he feels like being split into two parts. His horse Nellie can trot faster than Ed's but Ed's runs faster. On July 19 he meets her uncle Robert who is in fact not his uncle but his father's. He is his grandfather's brother who is already dead. When talking, uncle Robert says that hopefully the main character will make a better man that his father. It strikes him somehow as his father also used to reproach him for mispoliteness and imbehavior. The character believes that his father is 5 times as good as uncle Robert. His mother has heard that some people do like uncle Robert and say that he is best but the main character does not belong to this kind. His father laughs at uncle Robert's words and says that he should not blame Robert for anything...

Barriers Burned Away

Barriers Burned Away was written by Edward Payson Roe, one of the most popular American writers and novelists of all times. This book, published in 1873, was his first work which brought him a great success. The plot is strained and keeps the readers attentive and even a bit thrilled. It narrates about the real historical event as most of the novels creates by Roe: about the Chicago Fire and the troubles it created for ordinary people. The author does a great job not only in describing the tragedy of a fire but also in depicting the conflict between two main heroes. The book was so popular that in the 1930s the movie based on the events of this novel was shot.

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Originally published in 1919. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.

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