By Martha Rogers
For Ben Haynes it truly is love first and foremost sight, yet can a Boston socialite locate actual happiness with a cowboy from Kansas?
Once formative years associates, Ben Haynes is excited about Amelia Carlyle while he runs into her at her sister’s marriage ceremony. even supposing he'll be returning to Kansas and lifestyles on his father’s ranch, Ben calls on Amelia a number of occasions, they usually locate they've got extra in universal than they first learned. As he leaves for Kansas, they promise to write.
Back in Kansas, Ben starts to save cash towards a house for Amelia even if he has now not made his intentions recognized. He’s hoping on God to make a fashion. in the meantime, Amelia is gifted to society and has numerous younger males vying for her attention.
Although Ben has captured Amelia’s middle, her mom and dad make each attempt to deter the connection, even forbidding Amelia to correspond with him. Amelia tells Ben that she's going to stay up for him so long as it takes, yet will the affection and loss they event alongside the best way carry them nearer or force them aside ceaselessly?
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Yes, tomatoes—” she liked reciting the names of vegetables. “Tomatoes, radishes, broccoli, onions—” “Tomatoes, broccoli, onions, purple potatoes, white potatoes,” droned the little boy. ” he asked. “He was getting too old. ” “Turnip tops,” she continued, “potatoes again, beetroot — Morrie, how would you like to pay a little visit to grandpapa and Aunt Ida if they ask us? ” A sob interrupted her. “Morrie, darling—” The little boy was in tears. ” “I don’t know… I don’t know…” “Why, Maurice…” He shook his head.
But what I couldn’t stand was the end. She said I was wicked. I could have honoured her if she had said that six months before, but now! now to drag in holy words like wickedness and goodness in order to make me do what I disbelieved. I told her I have my own communions. ” Durham sprang up. His face was disgusted. Then he bit his lip and began to smile. “No, I didn’t go to church, Hall. ” “I’m sorry — I wish you’d sit down. I didn’t mean to offend you. ” Durham squatted on the rug dose to Maurice’s chair.
He cared neither for work nor games, but fed his boys well and saw that they did not misbehave. The rest he left to the parents, and did not speculate how much the parents were leaving to him. Amid mutual compliments the boys passed out into a public school, healthy but backward, to receive upon undefended flesh the first blows of the world. There is much to be said for apathy in education, and Mr Abrahams’s pupils did not do badly in the long run, became parents in their turn, and in some cases sent him their sons.
Amelia's Journey: A Prequel to the Winds Across the Prairie Series by Martha Rogers