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quest of the golden girl

Richard Le Gallienne

quest of the golden girl

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Published by Garden City Pub. Co. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe sundial library
The Physical Object
Pagination308p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14834887M

Plunged right away into monogamy, man, unexperienced in his good fortune, hankers after polygamy, as the monotheistic Jew hankered after polytheism; and thus the monogamic young man too often meets Aphrodite for quest of the golden girl book first time, and makes future appointments with her, in the arms of his pure young wife. They are, so to say, public poetry, the public property of the emotions, and no longer touch the private heart or stir the private imagination. It is like a sheep-dog, always running backwards and forwards, poking into the most out-of-the-way corners, now climbing at a run some steep hummock of the down, and now leisurely going miles about to escape an ant-hill; and all the time here, by the way, ends the sheep-dog it is stopping to gossip with rillets vagabond as itself, or loitering to bedeck itself with flowers. He has only to put her through an unconscious examination by getting her to read and mark a few of his favourite authors, and he is thus in possession of the master clues of her character. Everything a woman wears or touches immediately incarnates something of herself. My race is that of Asra, and when we love, we die.

Like talismans they whisked one away to strange lands, across vast distances of space imagination refused to span. In fact, to make no more words about it, I was head over heels in love with Nicolete, and I think, without conceit, I may say that Nicolete was rapidly growing rather fond of me. Quest of the golden girl book indeed that I can hope to put into words the charm of those embowered cottages, like nests in the armpits of great trees, tucked snugly in the hollows of those narrow, winding, almost subterranean lanes which burrow their way beneath the warm-hearted Surrey woodlands. For I found beneath that pretty print such a heart as seldom beats beneath your satin, warm and wild as a bird's. France is the brain of the world, as England is its heart, and Russia its fist. How could she run the risk of trusting herself to such intimate companionship with a man whom she hadn't known half a dozen hours?

Maybe I understood because I saw her in that early hour of the morning when even the stony Memnon sings, in that mystical light of the young day when divine exiled things, condemned to rough bondage through the noon, are for a short magical hour their own celestial selves, their unearthly glory as yet unhidden by any earthly disguise. They belong to some lady visitor, who, I'll be bound, isn't half so pretty; now, don't they? Tell me some more about the trout. It is this gradual humanising of the divine female that brings about the spiritualising of the unregenerate male.


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Margaret has gone away to the Fortunate Isles.

Quest of the Golden Girl Part 19

It is this gradual humanising of the divine female that brings about the spiritualising of the unregenerate male. Your wife, no doubt, will lure you on to confession by saying that she doesn't mind this, that, and the other, so long quest of the golden girl book you don't keep it from her; and no doubt she will mean it till you have confessed.

There is perhaps more to be said for it than that. How much more it was than that! Nor were poets and romancers from over sea--in their seeming simple paper covers, but with, oh, such quest of the golden girl book and subtle insides! With all its sweet and mystical significance, surely the prevailing feeling in the hearts of bride and bridegroom is, or should be, that of happiness,--happiness bubbling and dancing, all sunny ripples from heart to heart.

All romance, like all temptation, is founded on the Fascination of the Exception. Looking back at the old town, with its one steep street climbing the white face of the chalk hill, I remembered what wonderful exotic women Thomas Hardy had found eating their hearts out behind the windows of dull country high streets, through which hung waving no banners of romance, outwardly as unpromising of adventure as the windows of the town I had left.

She and Nicolete exchanged many kisses which were hard to bear, and the first quarter of an hour of our journey was much obstructed by the farewells of her far-fluttering handkerchief. But evidently it is high time woe began a new chapter. It is, I repeat, the only chance for your future happiness.

It was, we said, a good world, and I, simpleton,—pretty and dainty as Margaret was,—deemed it would go on forever. In another second he was swung through the sunlight, and laid out breathing hard in a death-bed of buttercups and daisies. One student was prettily trying a pair of new gloves upon his little woman's hand.

Quest of the Golden Girl Part 20

My heart flooded over with tender pity for these poor sweet women—though perhaps chiefly for my own sad lot in not encountering them,—and I conceived a great comprehensive love-poem to be entitled "The Girls that never can be Mine.

It will readily be surmised from this exordium that--incredible as it may seem in a man of thirty--this was my first visit to Paris. But, alas! On our way home Semiramis was so sweet to me, in her innocent, artless frankness, that I went to bed with an intoxicating feeling that I must be irresistible indeed, to have so completely conquered so true a heart in so few hours.

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Never had his gold been so golden, his azure so dazzlingly clear and deep as on this particular May morning; while his fancy simply ran riot in the marginal decorations of woodland and spinney, quaint embroidered flowers and copses full of exquisitely painted and wonderfully trained birds of song.

Strange is the power, strange are the freaks and revenges, of a. But, as Rosalind had said, he was really quite a boy, and I confess I was a little ashamed for him, and a little piqued, that he showed so little fight. I told him so. Sylvia was due in London to fulfil a dancing engagement within a fortnight after our arrival; so after a tender good-bye, which there was no earthly necessity to make final, I had remained behind for the purposes of study.Free Online Library: le Gallienne, Richard - The Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne Book IV Chapter I - best known authors and titles are available on the Free Online Library.

of his ideal wife,--`The Golden Girl,' as he called her. He had hardly set out when in a country lane he came across a peasant girl hanging out clothes to dry, and he fell to talk with her while she went on with her charming occupation.

Presently he observed, pegged on the line, strangely incongruous among the. The girl we go to meet is the girl we have met before. I evolved this sage reflection, as, lost deep down in the green alleys of the dingle, having fortified the romantic side of my nature with sandwiches and sherry, I lazily put the question to myself as to what manner of girl I expected the Golden Girl to be.Free Online Library: le Gallienne, Richard - Pdf Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne Book III-Chapter I - best known authors and titles are available on the Free Online Library.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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