Jacob’s Room – The Original Classic Edition – eBook


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Jacobs Room by Virginia Woolf – The Original Classic EditionFinally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition.This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work, which is now, at last, again available to you.Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside:John kept trotting up and slapping down in her lap grass or dead leaves which he called tea, and she arranged them methodically but absent-mindedly, laying the flowery heads of the grasses together, thinking how Archer had been awake again last night; the church clock was ten or thirteen minutes fast; she wished she could buy Garfits acre….Flanders could have asked to do such a thing, and the elder boys were getting beyond her, and must be got ready for school, and it was more than most clergymen would have done, coming round after tea, or having them in his own room -as he could fit it in-for the parish was a very large one, and Mr….Floyds letter again, and her breast went up and down when she came to the word love, but not so fast this time, for she saw Johnny chasing the geese, and knew that it was impossible for her to marry any one-let alone Mr….Floyd spoke about the Kings Navy (to which Archer was going); and about Rugby (to which Jacob was going); and next day he received a silver salver and went-first to Sheffield, where he met Miss Wimbush, who was on a visit to her uncle, then to Hackney-then to Maresfield House, of which he became the principal, and finally, becoming editor of a well-known series of Ecclesiastical Biographies, he retired to Hampstead with his wife and daughter, and is often to be seen feeding the ducks on Leg of Mutton Pond….Jarvis was just the sort of woman to lose her faith upon the moors-to confound her God with the universal that is-but she did not lose her faith, did not leave her husband, never read her poem through, and went on walking the moors, looking at the moon behind the elm trees, and feeling as she sat on the grass high above Scarborough… Yes, yes, when the lark soars; when the sheep, moving a step or two onwards, crop the turf, and at the same time set their bells tinkling; when the breeze first blows, then dies down, leaving the cheek kissed; when the ships on the sea below seem to cross each other and pass on as if drawn by an invisible hand; when there are distant concussions in the air and phantom horsemen galloping, ceasing; when the horizon swims blue, green, emotional-then Mrs.


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