By Colin Greer, Herbert Kohl
A different choice of tales, poems, proverbs, and fables by means of recognized writers, together with essays approximately every one paintings, emphasizes self-discovery and personality improvement and gives a liberal substitute to the best-selling A booklet of Virtues. 75,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. travel.
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You’re the first who’s right. I’ll do anything you want- “ “Orlene, I’m not trying to coerce you! I’m trying to protect you. From me, maybe. ” “It’s morning,” she said abruptly. ” “Thank you. ” She disengaged, stood, and hurried out. Norton got up, used the various facilities of the bathroom-and discovered that his clothes were gone. Orlene had evidently taken them for cleaning. The perfect housewife! ” he asked himself rhetorically. “You use my clothing,” Gawain replied. “It will fit you well enough.
She was the loveliest creature he had met. Orlene studied Norton. Her &yes seemed to shine. “Oh, I was afraid this would happen someday,” she said. “This wasn’t exactly my idea,” Norton said. ” “No,” she said quickly. “No fault in you! ” He felt quite awkward, sorry he had come here, yet also deeply regretful. He had been braced to meet a different sort of woman; for one like this, he would do almost anything. “No, wait,” she said quickly. ” “That’s not necessary, thank you. I’m intruding. This whole business- “He turned away-and paused.
The problem was that she was too pretty, too obviously nice. Norton felt subjectively as if his touch would despoil her. This was no one-night-stand woman, and it would be a crime to treat her that way. Especially since she herself was not aware of the ghost’s active participation. She would think that he, Norton, was simply a man taking advantage of a widow. Well, not exactly a widow. But it bothered him. Except for one thing-she saw him glow. She had no need to accept him; she could tell him to go and he would go.
A Call to Character: A Family Treasury of Stories, Poems, Plays, Proverbs, and Fables to Guide the Development of Values for You and Your Children by Colin Greer, Herbert Kohl