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Dew Drops, Vol. 37, No. 34, August 23, 1914 is a remarkable collection of poems and stories that transports readers back in time to the early 20th century. Compiled by Various authors, this book provides a captivating glimpse into the thoughts, emotions, and experiences of individuals during a period marred by global conflict and uncertainty.

One of the most striking aspects of this collection is the range of themes and perspectives it encompasses. From patriotic verses and reflections on war, to tender love stories and contemplations on nature, the authors skillfully navigate a multitude of subjects with grace and depth. This diversity not only offers a comprehensive representation of the literary landscape of that era but also highlights the multifaceted nature of human existence and its response to the tumultuous times.

Each piece in this volume exudes a unique charm, transporting readers with the language, imagery, and emotions portrayed. Be it the evocative descriptions of landscapes, the nostalgic yearning for lost loves, or the poetic tributes to fallen soldiers, the words weave a tapestry of emotions that resonate deeply with readers. The way these pieces capture the essence of the era is truly enchanting, allowing us to connect with the hopes, fears, and dreams of both the authors and the people of that time.

One of the standout features of Dew Drops, Vol. 37, No. 34, August 23, 1914 is the intriguing historical context that surrounds it. The period during which these works were written coincides with the outbreak of World War I, a time of immense global turmoil. Through the lens of these authors, we catch glimpses of the impact the war had on daily life, the inner turmoil it caused, and the yearning for peace. This provides readers with a fresh perspective on a historical event that forever shaped the world.

Although the book shines with its powerful content, it must be noted that the tone and style of writing may not be for everyone. Some readers may find the language and prose to be more formal and less accessible than what is usually encountered today. However, for those who appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship of earlier literature, this collection will be a treasure trove of beautiful and thought-provoking pieces.

Dew Drops, Vol. 37, No. 34, August 23, 1914 is a must-read for history enthusiasts and literature lovers alike. Within its pages, one discovers a rich and diverse assortment of works that illuminate the multidimensional nature of the human experience during a time of great upheaval. Through the talented hand of Various authors, we are transported to the early 20th century, experiencing the emotions and thoughts of those who lived in that remarkable era. This volume serves as a poignant reminder that even amidst chaos and uncertainty, art and literature have the power to inspire, comfort, and enlighten us.

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VOL. 37, No. 34. Weekly

David C. Cook Publishing Co., Elgin, Illinois

David C. Cook, Jr., Managing Editor Mabelle M. Carbaugh, Assistant Editor

August 23, 1914

Billikens' Surprise


Gilbert was a little boy who was going to have the first suit of clothes, that were not homemade. Wasn't that an event! Gilbert thought so. He was going to the city with father and mother to be fitted.

Mr. Haywood said to his wife. "You'd better take the boy and go with me as far as Branton. It's the best place I know of, for fitting out little fellows like him. Maybe I can stop over long enough to help you. I'll look up the time table."

That's the way it happened that Gilbert and his mother came back to their home at midnight. For this story isn't about the hours in the city, it's about the reaching home so very late. Maybe you'll like to know, though, that the new clothes were all right, and Gilbert was a very happy though a very sleepy boy by midnight.

But he was wide awake enough when the cab drew up at their own door, and he heard his mother exclaim. "Why, the house is lighted! There's a bright light in the living room, and in the dining room too!" Mrs. Haywood had paid the driver and he whirled the cab away before she thought. "I do wish I'd asked him to stay, until we could see what it means... Continue reading book >>

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