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The Dawn of a To-morrow

The Dawn of a To-morrow by Frances Hodgson Burnett
By: (1849-1924)

A wealthy London business man takes a room in a poor part of the city.

He is depressed and has decided to take his life by going the next day to purchase a hand gun he had seen in a pawnshop window. The morning comes with one of those 'memorable fogs' and the adventure he has in it alters his decisions and ultimately his life.

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THE DAWN OF A TO MORROW

by

FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

I

There are always two ways of looking at a thing, frequently there are six or seven; but two ways of looking at a London fog are quite enough. When it is thick and yellow in the streets and stings a man's throat and lungs as he breathes it, an awakening in the early morning is either an unearthly and grewsome, or a mysteriously enclosing, secluding, and comfortable thing. If one awakens in a healthy body, and with a clear brain rested by normal sleep and retaining memories of a normally agreeable yesterday, one may lie watching the housemaid building the fire; and after she has swept the hearth and put things in order, lie watching the flames of the blazing and crackling wood catch the coals and set them blazing also, and dancing merrily and filling corners with a glow; and in so lying and realizing that leaping light and warmth and a soft bed are good things, one may turn over on one's back, stretching arms and legs luxuriously, drawing deep breaths and smiling at a knowledge of the fog outside which makes half past eight o'clock on a December morning as dark as twelve o'clock on a December night... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - May 23, 2016
Subject: Review dawn of tomorrow
That was s short story! It was good and a tone of religion in it but good. Good narration also.
Reviewer: - March 18, 2015
Subject: Great Story
What a great story. The reader did a good job as well. Wasn't the best or most fluid at times, but overall did very well. She was easy to understand and was easy to follow.


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