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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 05
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Sothern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1973
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6tm788q
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-24
Date Modified 2005-02-24
ID 323578
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6tm788q

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Title Stockings
Description glow red. She heard the breaking of wood in a hideous, groaning, all-engulfing sound. Then she felt the heavy wall crush her strength. IV Eliza Rand sat in the big room in Maria's house dazed, unable to comprehend the rapidity of change. A candle glowed in the room, and by its dancing light Eliza saw the vague forms around the bed in the corner of the room. But even when the people moved, she could not see the lump the small body on the bed must surely have made. They carried Maria here, down the hill from the burning house, There was a stirring on the bed. "She's regaining con-sciousness," a nursing one said. The people around the bed moved closer. Eliza came from thr chair to the bedside. Maria opened her eyes, very softly and breathlessly she said, "The stockings," and looked up at someone over her. There was silence, and a moment later she said, "Eliza?" "I am here," Eliza said, kneeling beside her bed. "You shall be all right." "No," Maria wtiispered. She closed her eyes. Eliza bit her quivering lip. My Father in Heaven, heal her she silently prayed. Heal her as Jesus healed. Maria spoke again. "Eliza, the stockings. Bring them..." Her voice faded away. Quickly Eliza went to the drawer and brought the little white stockings to Maria. She put them in the thin, weak hand. Maria turned her gray head to look into the dimly lit room. "Anson," she breathed. The group around the bed turned together to see the figure by the door. The nursing one, who knew of Maria's 20
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Identifier 032_Stockings.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 5
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323556
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6tm788q/323556