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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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
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Title A Picture of Rose
Description j".i<3 bought the prettiest frame she could find, that-frame you think is so ugly, and she gave it to Lee for Christmas. "As winter broke and the spring appeared, the excitement of the wedding grew, but Rose became weaker and paler, but was sure the good weather and Lee's love would help her to overcome her health problems. And then she became ill, really ill, and the wedding plans had to stop, or as Lee said, 'pause.' Still he was sure they could resume. With his great health and strength, exuberance and love, he just knew he could give some of it all to Rose, and they could have a life together. So they planned, and hoped and prayed--until one night as he left. Mother said she could see discouragement in the sag of Lee's shoulders and concern in his eyes. Was he finally facing reality? Before he was to come the next week-end, Rose was dead. "Lee was frantic! She could not be dead! He would not let her die. They had promised to live and love together. No one could take her from him like this. But she was dead, and they buried her, and Lee went back to work. But he was hurt and sad. He often brought his grief to Rose's home where he and Rose's family could share their memories, and their grief. "When school ended. Lee quit his job and went away to further his education and to see if he again. "Years passed and other problems took our ceased loving Rose--and Lee. He had so nearly and said he was going to return to Manti to live. education and married. He still came to our home, and still talked about Rose, but he never brought his wife with him, and, although we had known he would marry, had wanted him to, it would have hurt to see that other woman where rose might have been. "Then one day as I walked down the street. Lee's wife stopped me and asked, 'You are Rose's 78
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323370
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