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Cabin Fever (Large Print Edition)


Cabin Fever (Large Print Edition)

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    B. M. Bower
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1918 Original Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company Subjects: Fiction / Westerns Juvenile Fiction / Westerns Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER THEEE TEN DOLLARS AND A JOB FOB BUD TO withhold for his own start in life only one ten-dollar bill from fifteen hundred dollars was spectacular enough to soothe even so bruised an ego as Bud Moore carried into the judge's office. There is an anger which carries a person to the extreme of self-sacrifice, in the subconscious hope of exciting pity for one so hardly used. Bud was boiling with such an anger, and it demanded that he should all but give Marie the shirt off his back, since she had demanded so much -- and for so slight a cause. Bud could not see for the life of him why Marie should have quit for that little ruction. It was not their first quarrel, nor their worst: certainly he had not expected it to be their last. Why, he asked the high heavens, had she told him to bring home a roll of cotton, if she was going to leave him ? Why had she turned her back on that little home, that hadseemed to mean as much to her as it had to him? Being kin to primitive man, Bud could only bellow rage when he should have analyzed calmly the situation. He should have seen that Marie too had cabin fever, induced by changing too suddenly from carefree girlhood to the ills and irks of wifehood and motherhood. He should have known that she had been for two months wholly dedicated to the small physical wants of their baby, and that if his nerves were fraying with watching that incessant servitude, her own must be close to the snapping point: had snapped, when dusk did not bring him home repentant. But he...  
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