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Ladies Whose Bright Eyes

Ladies Whose Bright Eyes

(1911)
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... L'ENVOI I IT was very great pain; it was pain unbearable shed over all his limbs--such pain as makes one cry out that no Destiny has the right to inflict it. Voices spoke, in his great darkness, as if from outside it: arrogant and distant voices. Then his eyes saw--a bare white room: so much light that it hurt; bare white walls; a bare white ceiling and an overpowering, hateful odour. He struggled with his hands; his own voice said: "Let me go back! Ah, God, let me go back!" His eyes filled with tears. A woman stood looking at him from the foot of his white bed--a woman with an impasssive face and pursed lips. Her hands were folded before her. It seemed to him as if she must be in power over him. His eyes rolled in agony ; his lips wavered. "Par pitie" et amours de Die!" he said. "Let me go back." She looked at him impassively for a moment. She was in a blue print dress that was almost covered by a white apron with great pockets. Suddenly she parted her hands to put one of them into one of these pockets. She drew out, with a deliberate action, a small cylinder. She turned and walked to the wall. Upon it there was nailed a square of paper; it was divided by rectangular lines, and across it ran another more black, zigzagging up and down. She surveyed this for some moments, holding the pencil-case to her lips. A man looked out of a sort of cupboard. He had on a white linen coat that covered him from his chin to his feet. He looked at Mr. Sorrell: he had a hard, keen expression, and he was pulling off his hands very thin, brown, viscous gloves that stuck gummily to his skin. These seemed to Mr. Sorrell to be disgusting--like an obscene insult. The man nodded to the woman, who was looking at him over her shoulder. She had on a white linen cap, folded like a ...

 
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Hardback Editions

August 1988 : UK Hardback
Title: Ladies Whose Bright Eyes
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 0-85635-754-5 / 978-0-85635-754-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
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Paperback Editions

October 1987 : USA Paperback
Title: Ladies Whose Bright Eyes: A Romance (Neglected Books of the Twentieth Century)
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 0-88001-088-6 / 978-0-88001-088-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco Pr
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Kindle Editions

August 2009 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Ladies Whose Bright Eyes
Author(s): Ford Madox Hueffer
Publisher: Rising Star Visionary Press
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September 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Ladies Whose Bright Eyes
Author(s): Ford Madox Hueffer
Publisher: Evergreen Review, Inc.
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