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Maitland Varne, Or, the Bells of De Thaumaturge


Maitland Varne, Or, the Bells of De Thaumaturge

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    Du Bois Henry Loux
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1911 Original Publisher: De Thaumaturge Company Description: Verso of t.p.: Press of William G. Hewitt, Brooklyn, N.Y. 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 III Ezekiel's Cha'ge I HAD not long to wait. Through the smoke of my cigar, that wreathed the after-glow of the winter sky, drifted the black face of the old servant. The polished bow that had fallen on my maternal grand- sires greeted me across the floor. "Good evening, Ezekiel." "Evenin', suh." I drew a rocker near the window and led him over to it. "Pretty comfortable to-day?" "Yes-suh." The reflected light from the western sky brightened the rugged old face. "Is it a propitious evening, Ezekiel?" He understood eminent language as well as the auguries of weather, and shook himself appreciatively. "Yes-suh." It was warming to see the fire of pleasure in the deep-set eyes. "You have had a good many sunsets in your day, Ezekiel." "Yes-suh. I'se nigh eighty now." "But no sunsets like those of old Virginia?" He smiled upon his cane and chuckled. "It was an afternoon when my father first visited the old plantation. I remember." He made a deep reverence in my father's memory. "You liked him from the first ?" "Yes-suh: an' Miss Pauline, yo' mammy, she lak him from de staht." "Do you remember the marriage day?" "Oh, Marsa A'den!" "A pretty scene, you have said oftentimes. There were many guests?" "Ebery body, suh, was dar." "My father's older brother, the Duke of Marcourt that now is, came?" "Yes-suh. He wuz den Lawd A'den. His fathah, de old duke, he come, too." "You never saw so many titled folk before?" He turned a dubious head. "Oh Marsa A'den, dey wuz wedd...  
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