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Beneath an Umbrella (From "Twice Told Tales") By Nathaniel Hawthorne,

  • Title: Beneath an Umbrella (From "Twice Told Tales")
  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • ISBN: 9783655087923
  • Page: 346
  • Format: ebook
  • Pleasant is a rainy winter s day, within doors The best study for such a day, or the best amusement, call it which you will, is a book of travels, describing scenes the most unlike that sombre one, which is mistily presented through the windows I have experienced, that fancy is then most successful in imparting distinct shapes and vivid colors to the objects which thePleasant is a rainy winter s day, within doors The best study for such a day, or the best amusement, call it which you will, is a book of travels, describing scenes the most unlike that sombre one, which is mistily presented through the windows I have experienced, that fancy is then most successful in imparting distinct shapes and vivid colors to the objects which the author has spread upon his page, and that his words become magic spells to summon up a thousand varied pictures Strange landscapes glimmer through the familiar walls of the room, and outlandish figures thrust themselves almost within the sacred precincts of the hearth Small as my chamber is, it has space enough to contain the ocean like circumference of an Arabian desert, its parched sands tracked by the long line of a caravan, with the camels patiently journeying through the heavy sunshine Though my ceiling be not lofty, yet I can pile up the mountains of Central Asia beneath it, till their summits shine far above the clouds of the middle atmosphere And, with my humble means, a wealth that is not taxable, I can transport hither the magnificent merchandise of an Oriental bazaar, and call a crowd of purchasers from distant countries, to pay a fair profit for the precious articles which are displayed on all sides True it is, however, that amid the bustle of traffic, or whatever else may seem to be going on around me, the rain drops will occasionally be heard to patter against my window panes, which look forth upon one of the quietest streets in a New England town After a time, too, the visions vanish, and will not appear again at my bidding.
    Beneath an Umbrella From Twice Told Tales Pleasant is a rainy winter s day within doors The best study for such a day or the best amusement call it which you will is a book of travels describing scenes the most unlike that sombre one wh

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    1. Mr Hawthorne, musing comically and wistfully about his street companions fighting off New Emgland rain and gale

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