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The New Swiss Family Robinson

by Owen Wister

I perceived my dear wife attired in a pink gauze dress covered with silver spangles, approaching with many graceful bounds. My children clung around me and shed tears of unfeigned joy at having such a mother. Then we joined hands fervently and moved in a sad circle about her as she, poised on one foot, turned round on the other in order to be able to follow our movements

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Owen Wister was an American writer and historian, considered the "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian and a biography of Ulysses S. Grant. Owen Wister was born...

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