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Post by silverquill » October 21st, 2020, 8:16 am

Hope Farm Notes by Herbert W. Collingwood (1857 - 1927).

“Most of these notes were originally printed in the Rural New-Yorker from week to week and covering a period of about 20 years. . . . From the very first the object of these notes has been to picture simply and truthfully the brighter, cheerful side of Farm Life.” (From the author’s preface) Herbert W. Collingwood gives us a delightful collection of essays reflecting his homespun wisdom and wit from the rural setting of the farm in early twentieth century America. He touches on subjects from baseball to Christmas, all reflecting his treasured values of home and family. ( Larry Wilson)
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » October 21st, 2020, 9:28 am

I'll set this up for you Larry. MW will be available shortly.
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Post by silverquill » October 21st, 2020, 10:12 am

Thank you, Jo!

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A DPL would be most welcome!
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Post by ColleenMc » October 21st, 2020, 11:21 am

I've had an eye on this book, I'd be happy to DPL and hope to contribute a couple of sections too, once I've cleared my decks a bit.

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » October 21st, 2020, 12:40 pm

I've added Colleen as DPL and will move the thread to Readers Wanted, Short Works.

Larry,

Please check the word count on section 7 - I'm guessing there is an extra digit? :wink:
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Post by GiniPug » October 21st, 2020, 5:05 pm

Hi,

May I claim sections 1 and 2? Thanks!

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Post by silverquill » October 21st, 2020, 8:23 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
October 21st, 2020, 11:21 am
I've had an eye on this book, I'd be happy to DPL and hope to contribute a couple of sections too, once I've cleared my decks a bit.

Colleen
Welcome!
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I'll PL anything that you like to read, of course.

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Post by silverquill » October 21st, 2020, 8:25 pm

GiniPug wrote:
October 21st, 2020, 5:05 pm
Hi,

May I claim sections 1 and 2? Thanks!
I've assigned these sections to you.
Thank you!

Let me know if you have any questions.
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Post by silverquill » October 22nd, 2020, 8:52 am

~ Larry

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Post by ColleenMc » October 22nd, 2020, 9:46 am

Heads up that the first two sections and the Grandmother section have some ugly racist (but reflecting the times) ideas and language, including an n-bomb in the first section. I don't feel comfortable saying that word under any circumstances, so I always check these old works in advance.

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Post by ColleenMc » October 22nd, 2020, 9:47 am

Thanks! I'll get on those later today!

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Post by ColleenMc » October 22nd, 2020, 6:30 pm

Sections 0 and 5 PL OK!

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Post by RomaSingh » October 26th, 2020, 6:49 pm

Can I claim section 3?

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Post by silverquill » October 26th, 2020, 8:19 pm

RomaSingh wrote:
October 26th, 2020, 6:49 pm
Can I claim section 3?
Thank you!
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Post by thobbspeterson » October 27th, 2020, 9:32 am

Can I claim section 6?

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