St. Elmo

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Apr 7, 2016 - Fiction - 478 pages
"[...] CHAPTER I. "He stood and measured the earth: and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow." These words of the prophet upon Shigionoth were sung by a sweet, happy, childish voice, and to a strange, wild, anomalous tune-solemn as the Hebrew chant of Deborah, and fully as triumphant. A slender girl of twelve years' growth steadied a pail of water on her head, with both dimpled arms thrown up, in ancient classic Caryatides attitude; and, pausing a moment beside the spring, stood fronting the great golden dawn-watching for the first level ray of the coming sun, and [...]".

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