Excerpt from Thankfuls InheritanceThe road from Wellmouth Centre to East Wellmouth is not a good one- even in dry weather and daylight it is not that. For the first two miles it winds and twists its sandy way over bare hills, with cranberry swampsMoreExcerpt from Thankfuls InheritanceThe road from Wellmouth Centre to East Wellmouth is not a good one- even in dry weather and daylight it is not that. For the first two miles it winds and twists its sandy way over bare hills, with cranberry swamps and marshy ponds in the hollows between. Then it enters upon a three-mile stretch bordered with scrubby pines and bayberry thickets, climbing at last a final hill to emerge upon the bluff with the ocean at its foot.
And, fringing that bluff and clustering thickest in the lowlands just beyond, is the village of East Wellmouth, which must on no account be confused with South Wellmouth, or North Wellmouth, or West Wellmouth, or even Wellmouth Port.On a bright sunny summer day the East Wellmouth road is a hard one to travel. At nine oclock of an evening in March, with a howling gale blowing and rain pouring in torrents, traveling it is an experience.
Winnie S., who drives the East Wellmouth depot-wagon, had undergone the experience several times in the course of his professional career, but each time he vowed vehemently that he would not repeat it- he would heave up his job first.He was vowing it now.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.
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