The Tattooed Countess: A Romantic Novel with a Happy Ending

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1924 - 286 páginas

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Página 278 - Daisy, Daisy, Give me your answer do! I'm half crazy all for the love of you! It won't be a stylish marriage, I can't afford a carriage, But you'll look sweet upon the seat Of a bicycle built for two!
Página 119 - I NEVER saw a Purple Cow; I never Hope to See One; But I can Tell you, Anyhow, I'd rather See than Be One.
Página 200 - My Bonnie lies over the ocean, My Bonnie lies over the sea, My Bonnie lies over the ocean, Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me.
Página 277 - Clare, life would be pretty dull if we always knew what was coming. FATHER. Well, it's certainly not dull around here. In this house you never know what's going to hit you tomorrow. VINNIE (to herself). Tomorrow! (She starts ,to sing, FATHER listening to her happily.) "Every daisy in the dell, Knows my secret, knows it well, And yet I dare not tell, Sweet Marie!
Página 45 - O Magali, ma tant amado, Mete la Testo au fenestroun! Escouto un pau aquesto aubado De Tambourin e de Viouloun.
Página 81 - I want to visit the theatre and the opera and the art galleries. I want to meet people. I want to learn. Somewhere there must be more people like me. . . .9 If he was ready to leave Iowa in 1896, when at sixteen he "couldn't wait to get out," by 1899 he was on the verge of claustrophobia.
Página 11 - Mais, vieux, on tremble ainsi qu'à l'hiver le bouleau. Je suis veuf, je suis seul, et sur moi le soir tombe, Et je courbe, ô mon Dieu ! mon âme vers la tombe, Comme un bœuf ayant soif penche son front vers l'eau.
Página 43 - ... of the World she was played by the sultry Pola Negri.) At once she comes up against provincial taboos: she wears make-up, smokes cigarettes, is used to dining in the evening rather than at noon. Most offensive of all is the tattoo on her wrist where, as her sister points out, "it shows\n She adds: "It wouldn't have been so bad if it had been on the back or the . . . thigh, where it could be covered.

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