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Puritan and Pagan

(1920)
A novel by

 
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER HI VOTAEIES When Sunday came, indeed, she had long passed her crisis, and was absorbed in the working out of details. But except in crises, she liked to think that she lived a fairly normal sort of life. Once a week she could spend a day without working, and work the better for it afterward; once a week she even liked to see something of her fellow- humans. A few of them, indeed, made it a habit to gather by her fire on Sunday afternoons, to drink coffee and talk art and radicalism. A few years ago Nancy had found their conversation interesting enough, though she hadn't even then put her faith in it. With her growth into her chosen way of life, however, she had grown into the conviction that art is to be practised, not prattled, and that radicalism is the least of the artist's concerns. But her coffee was excellent, and she listened well, even when she thought the talk piffle; so that on Sundays, except when she retired to her easel upstairs and left her bell unanswered, there were likely to be from three or four to a dozen people sitting about her fire, settling the affairs of the universe with a certainty born of practice, and suggesting somehow that they hadn't any very important affairs of their own to settle. It was to this gathering that Nancy had, some weeks before, in a general way bidden Max. She recalled that now with something of a shock: in the interim, for all she knew, Max might have concluded his business and left town, believing, if he thought of it at all, that her invitation was pure vapor. That was hardly a decent way totreat Jo's husband: he might be bored, but he mustn't be forgotten. With a sense of relief, then, Nancy got him on the telephone and renewed her invitation. Max accepted; and thereupon she telephoned to Randy Payne to be sure...

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: Puritan And Pagan (1920)
Author(s): Elizabeth Frances Corbett
ISBN: 1-165-03828-5 / 978-1-165-03828-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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October 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Puritan and Pagan (1920)
Author(s): Elizabeth Frances Corbett
ISBN: 1-4372-5415-2 / 978-1-4372-5415-0 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Puritan And Pagan (1920)
Author(s): Elizabeth Frances Corbett
ISBN: 1-164-92568-7 / 978-1-164-92568-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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March 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Puritan and Pagan
Author(s): Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1-147-48561-5 / 978-1-147-48561-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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August 2009 : Canada Paperback
Title: Puritan and pagan
Author(s): Elizabeth Frances Corbett
ISBN: 0-217-97816-9 / 978-0-217-97816-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: General Books LLC
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October 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Puritan and Pagan (1920)
Author(s): Elizabeth Frances Corbett
ISBN: 1-4371-2682-0 / 978-1-4371-2682-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
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