A GARDEN WITH HOUSE ATTACHED

BY

SARAH WARNER BROOKS

AUTHOR OF "MY FIRE OPAL," "POVERTY KNOB," ETC

"I never had any desire so strong, and so like to covetousness, as that one which I have had always, that I might be master at least of a small house, and a large garden."—Abraham Cowley.

 

BOSTON: RICHARD G. BADGER
The Gorham Press

 

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TO MY SUMMER CHILD

Following the walk down the lazy declivity, you take a turn with it beneath two aged pines, with the big lily-of-the-valley patch nestling in their shade; and (hard by) the well-appointed triangular flower plot, from time immemorial "bedded out" with "The Lady's" house plants. Turning on your track, you take a stroll through "The Lover's Walk"—a little, lilac-embowered pathway—and turning, follow, past the back of the house, the long, rocky ledge, with its glorious crown of white lilac trees—their tall tops touching the very ridge-pole of the..................

 

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