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The moon rode high; but ominous clouds were rushing towards it-clouds heavy with snow. I watched these clouds as I drove recklessly, desperately, over the winter roads. I had just missed the desire of my life, the one precious treasure which I coveted with my whole undisciplined heart, and not being what you call a man of self-restraint, I was chafed by my defeat far beyond the bounds I have usually set for myself. The moon-with the wild skurry of clouds hastening to blot it out of sight-seemed to mirror the chaos threatening my better impulses; and, idly keeping it in view, I rode on, hardly conscious of my course till the rapid recurrence of several well-known landmarks warned me that I had taken the longest route home, and that in another moment I should be skirting the grounds of The Whispering Pines, our country clubhouse.
  • ISBN13: 9781421841243
  • Publisher: 1st World Library
  • Pubilcation Year: 2007
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 00404
Specifications
FormatHardcover
Publication DateJune 15, 2007
Pages404
Primary CategoryLiterary Collections/General

The House of the Whispering Pines

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