The Romance of an Old Fool (Dodo Press)

The Romance of an Old Fool Dodo Press This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: The Romance of an Old Fool (Dodo Press)
  • Author: Roswell Martin Field
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 326
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    1. Middle age and circumstances often leads people to foolish endeavors. John, a well-to-do widower, contemplates remarrying but soon sees that the only eligible mates were both old and ugly spinsters or young and empty-headed girls. This puts his future plans on hold and he busied himself with philanthropic endeavors. When he takes a young orphaned woman under his wing, thoughts of love and tenderness again invade his thoughts. This book covers a common but seldom mentioned fact of life. Many peop [...]

    2. Mr. John Stanhope describes himself: he was 'dangerously over forty, and my hairwas conspicuously gray in spots, my figure was goodI was still in a position to be in the matrimonial running if I tried". John's estranged wife has been dead for a while now, and he's starting to think he might be lonely. So John covertly looks around at the single ladies in the area. Which leads me to my favorite line in the story: "e sixth [eligible lady] perished miserably after returning to me one of my most che [...]

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