A Picture of Rose

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1987
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title A Picture of Rose
Description on vne of her beautiful white dresses, so long ar, 1 Cull that only the toes of her shoes could be see/i, beautiful lines on the high neck and long full sleeves. Mother taught me how to tie a butterfly bow in the sash of pink or blue ribbon. You can just barely see it in the picture. Then we pinched her cheeks and lips to make them appear rosy and healthy. "Finally, quite ready, Rosetta lay on the sofa by the front window. And Lee would come bounding up the path, young, handsome, and in love. He would throw open the door, gather Rose into his arms and smother her with kisses and hugs. If the weather was good he might carry her to his buggy, and they would go for a ride. I was sure nothing in the world could be more beautiful and romantic would see that nothing happened to hurt them--and deep in my young heart I wondered if any man would ever love me as my beautiful sister was loved. "Saturday nights Rose and Lee sometimes went to a dance. Though Rose could not dance, and Lee never did either. They watched the dancers together and went home when Rose was tired. At home they talked, held hands, even kissed and hugged when they thought they were alone. They read to one planned Lheir wedding. It was Lo take place in the They talked to the young couple together and separately, trying to convince them it was foolish to plan marriage until Rose's health improved. They knew that was just a happy dream, but they argued that Rose was so young that they could afford to wai t. But they failed to change the plans of the great love that continued to grow-and spring marriage plans continued. "Pa was a photographer, and he took pictures of Rose. She was so lovely and we all wanted to remember when she was so young, so beautiful and so in love. So, for Christmas she took the picture she liked best, that one there in my bedroom, ani' 77
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Identifier 090_A Picture of Rose.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323369
Reference URL