A Modern Chronicle
Macmillan, 1910 - 524 էջ
This, Mr. Churchill's first great presentation of the Eternal Feminine, is throughout a profound study of a fascinating young American woman. It is frankly a modern love story.
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Էջ 155 - Wilt thou have this Man to thy wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honour, and keep him in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?
Էջ 51 - Mrs. Wharton is not guilty of expressing the fact in the same cloying terms; it is this rose-colored future which is withheld from Honora Leffingwell in Churchill's Modern Chronicle until she has learned that "The greatest wonders are not at the ends of the earth, but near us" 50 and that being 49 Kate Douglas Wiggin, Rose o'the River (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905), p.
Էջ 250 - ... suffragette"; her highest praise comes from a country woman who says she will "make a good wife for somebody." She is a feminine feminist, "one that might have governed a province and yet still have been a woman." Although each heroine wishes at least once that she were a man, although each possesses a "quality which, in a man, leads to a career and fame...
Էջ 24 - What in the world are we going to do with all these people?" I said to the little wife, half apologetically, partly quizzical and yet with a tinge of earnestness illy concealed. "Oh, never mind, we will get along all right some way ; I'll venture father has brought a tent...