Thursday, November 28, 2013

Their First Impulse Was to Run (1910)

Robert Alexander Wason. "Stopped on a Country Road." The Steering Wheel. Illustrated by Paul J. Meylan. (New York: Grossett and Dunlap, 1910).

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Now I'll Light Up and Be Happy (1895)

Ella MacMahon. A Modern Man. Illustrations by Ida Loverling. (New York: MacMillan and Company, 1895).

Monday, November 25, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Corinna Caught His Sleeve with an Impetuous Hand (1910)

Katharine Holland Brown. White Roses.Illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg. (New York: Duffield and Company, 1910).

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

You Are a Man and Able to Go On. I Know What That Means. And You Like It. (1898)

Richard Harding Davis. "The Kings Jackal." Illustrated by Charles Dana Gibson. Scribners. 23 (June 1898).

Monday, November 18, 2013

She Looked At Him Thoughtfully For About A Dozen Seconds Before She Answered (1918)

Henry Kitchell Webster. "The White Arc." Illustrated by W.E. Hill. Everybody's Magazine. 38 (February 1918).

Friday, November 15, 2013

"Do You Remember," He Asked Gently,"What I Told You About the True Adventurers?" (1910)

Frederick Orin Bartlett. The Prodigal Pro Tem. Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. (Boston: Small, Maynard, & Company, 1910).

Thursday, November 14, 2013

"My Lad!" She Whispered, "I'm So Tired–So Tired!" (1910)

Stephen Chalmers. When Love Calls Men to Arms:  An Autobiography of Love and Adventure, Truthfully Set Down by Rorie MacClean, Laird of Kilellan, in the 17th Century, and Here Rewritten from the Original MS. into Clearer English. Illustration by Howard Chandler Christy. (Boston: Small, Maynard, & Company, 1910).

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Possible I May Miss You a Little Wee (1869)

Neslie Brook. "Hettie Deane's Flirtation." Illustration by W.R. Buckman. Golden Arrows: being an extra part of The Quiver for Christmas 1869.  

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Monday, November 11, 2013

"And You Love Me," Said She (1862)

"The Small House at Allington. Chapter IV. Mrs. Roper's Boarding House." The Cornhill Magazine 6. (October 1862).

Friday, November 8, 2013

The Shadowy Past Give Up Its Dead (1867)

W.M. Stathum. "Found." Illustrated by M. Ellen Edwards. The Quiver 2. (January 19, 1867).

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Then He Lowered Her Until Her Hand Touched the Fence (1910)

Robert Alexander Wason. The Steering Wheel. Illustrated by Paul J. Meylan. (New York: Grossett and Dunlap, 1910).

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Suddenly She Reached for the Wounded Hand, Raised It Gently, and Touched It to Her Lips (1918)

Henry Kitchell Webster. "The White Arc." Illustrated by Percy E. Cowen. Everybody's Magazine 38. (February 1918).

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

I Don't Think I Can Dance (1893)

E.F. Benson. "The Story of a Mazurka." Illustrated by Gordon Browne. The English Illustrated Magazine 11. (1893).

Monday, November 4, 2013

The Man of Letters (1815)

"The Man of Letters." Engraving by J. Fittler. The Entertaining Magazine, or Repository of General Knowledge for the Year 1815: Containing Biography, Manners and Customs of Foreign Nations, Essays, Tales, Adventures, Poetry, Astronomy, Foreign and Domestic Occurences, etc. etc. By the Most Celebrated Modern Authors III. (January 1815).

Friday, November 1, 2013

I Thought I Should Find You Here (1893)

Joseph Percival Pollard. "Daughter of Chicago." Belford's Monthly 10. (March 1893).