The Divine Adventure Theodore Maynard 1921 Frederick Stokes

The Divine Adventure
Theodore Maynard
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company
Copyright 1921
315 pages

The binding has some breaks but all the pages are present and attached. The pages are clean but lightly tanned, the end papers are browning and there is a bookplate on the front paste down. The cover is a little faded and shows a small amount of edge wear. Good. Hardcover.

Chapter 1: The instant prayers were over, John, carefully muffling a sigh of relief, slipped out into the garden. Prayers not only tired but tortured him, for he knew perfectly well that after Aunt Angela and Aunt Agnes had approached the Mercy Seat in turn they expected him to pray. He never did, and his failure to follow on with his petitions was the cause of so awkward a silence, so many mute reproaches in the eyes of the others, that the best thing to do was to clear out of the room at once....(#0000184)