Redeemed

Redeemed (Paperback)

By Mrs Georgie Sheldon 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1151125660
EAN: 9781151125668
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 146
Publish Date: 2009-12-25
Binding: Paperback
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1911. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. A YOUNG WIFE'S BRAVE STRUGGLES. Another year slipped by, with no change for the better in the domestic conditions of the Hungerfords. When he felt like it, John would work at his easel; when he did not, he would dawdle his time away at his club, or about town, with companions whom, Helen began to realize, were of no advantage to him, to say the least. Meantime, his money was fast melting away, and there seemed to be no prospect of a reliable income from his art. Helen became more and more anxious regarding their future, and often implored her husband to finish some of his pictures, try to get them hung at different exhibitions, and in this way perhaps find a market for them. He was never really unkind to her, though often irritable; yet he was far from being the devoted husband he had been during the first three or four years of their married life. He would often make fair promises to do better, and perhaps work well for a while; then, his interest flagging again, he would drop back into his indolent ways, and go on as before. One morning, just as he was leaving the house, John informed his wife that he was going, witK several other artists, to visit a noted chateau a few miles out of Paris, where there was a wonderful collection of paintings, comprising several schools of art, some of the oldest and best masters being represented; and the owner of these treasures, the Due de Mouvel, had kindly given them permission to examine them and take notes at their leisure. It was a rare opportunity, he told her, and she was not to be anxious about him if he did not reach home until late in the evening. Helen was quite elated by this information; it seemed to indicate that John still loved his art, and she hoped that his enthusiasm would be newly aroused by th...
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Title: Redeemed
Publisher: General Books
Author: Mrs Georgie Sheldon
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1151125660
EAN: 9781151125668
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 146
Publish Date: 2009-12-25
Binding: Paperback

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