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The Silent Isle

(1910)
A novel by

 
 
Download DescriptionI have been spending some days in town, on business; I have been sitting on two committees, I have given a lecture, I have attended a public dinner; and now I have come back gratefully to my hermitage. I got home in the evening; it is winter, but unusually warm; and the birds were fluting in the bushes, as I walked round the garden in the twilight, as though they had an inkling of the Spring; to hear them gave me a sort of delicious pain, I hardly know why. They seemed to speak to me of old happy hours that have long folded their wings, of bright pleasant days, lightly regarded, easily spent, shut into the volumes of the past. "I see," as the Psalmist said, "that all things come to an end."





    

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Hardback Editions

May 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Silent Isle the Silent Isle
Author(s): Arthur Christopher Benson
ISBN: 1-161-47699-7 / 978-1-161-47699-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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August 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Silent Isle
Author(s): A C Benson
ISBN: 0-8095-8753-X / 978-0-8095-8753-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wildside Press
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Paperback Editions

August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Silent Isle (Dodo Press)
Author(s): Arthur Christopher Benson
ISBN: 1-4065-4820-0 / 978-1-4065-4820-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dodo Press
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December 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Silent Isle
Author(s): A C Benson
ISBN: 1-59818-751-1 / 978-1-59818-751-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aegypan
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Silent Isle
Author(s): Arthur Christopher Benson
ISBN: 1-4191-8255-2 / 978-1-4191-8255-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Availability: Amazon