Reveries of a Bachelor, or a Book of the Heart

Reveries of a Bachelor, or a Book of the Heart
by Donald Grant Mitchell

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CONTENTS

FIRST REVERIE OVER A WOOD-FIRE, 3

  • I. SMOKE SIGNIFYING DOUBT 7
  • II. BLAZE SIGNIFYING CHEER, ... 16
  • III. ASHES SIGNIFYING DESOLATION, ... 23

SECOND REVERIE BY A CITY GRATE, 37

  • I. SEA-COAL, 44
  • II. ANTHRACITE, 61

THIRD REVERIE OVER HIS CIGAR, . . . . . . . 79

  • I. LIGHTED WITH A COAL, 83
  • II. LIGHTED WITH A WISP OF PAPER, . . 95
  • III, LIGHTED WITH A MATCH, . : 109

FOURTH REVERIE MORNING NOON AND EVENING, . . ; , 125

I. MORNING WHICH is THE PAST, ; . . 132

  • SCHOOL-DAYS, 141
  • THE SEA, 151
  • THE FATHER-LA'ND, 158
  • A ROMAN GIRL, 167
  • THE APENNINES, 176
  • ENRICA, 184

II. NOON WHICH IS THE PRESENT, . . 192 EARLY FRIENDS, 194

  • SCHOOL REVISITED, .... 201
  • COLLEGE, 207
  • THE PACKET OF BELLA, ... 213

III. EVENING WHICH is THE FUTURE, . . 222

  • CARRY, 226
  • THE LETTER, 234
  • NEW TRAVEL, 239
  • HOME, 251