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The May Flower and Miscellaneous Writings

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Included herein are 35 charming short stories or humorous sketches, some written as exercises for the literary Semi-Colon Club of Cincinnati which Stowe belonged to for years, others published in magazines of the time, and 7 religious poems. Stowe honed her expressive skills on many of these before writing her first serious novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and 30 other books that followed. They showcase her considerable skill even as a young writer, and she made good money doing it, often supporting her family. This collection, named after a flower native to the east coast, likely the Anemone hepatica, or 'May flower', should not to be confused with another collection by Stowe, The Mayflower, which provides sketches of several descendants of the Pilgrims. - Summary by Michele Fry (14 hr 33 min)

Chapters

Introduction

3:07

Read by Michele Fry

1.1 Uncle Lot

34:56

Read by Jim Locke

1.2 Uncle Lot

30:25

Read by Jim Locke

2.1 LOVE versus LAW

28:12

Read by Jim Locke

2.2 LOVE versus LAW

31:22

Read by Jim Locke

2.3 LOVE versus LAW

29:57

Read by Jim Locke

3 The Tea Rose

16:51

Read by Michele Fry

4 Trials Of A Housekeeper

12:50

Read by Michele Fry

5 Little Edward

14:09

Read by Jim Locke

6 Aunt Mary

17:11

Read by Jim Locke

7 Frankness

10:02

Read by Michele Fry

8.1 The Sabbath - Sketches

23:48

Read by Jim Locke

8.2 The Sabbath - Sketches

12:48

Read by Jim Locke

8.3 The Sabbath - Sketches

20:03

Read by Jim Locke

9 Let Every Man Mind His Own Business

47:28

Read by Jim Locke

10 Cousin William

24:31

Read by Jim Locke

11 The Ministration of our Departed Friends - A New Year's Revery

12:12

Read by Jim Locke

12 Mrs A. and Mrs. B; or What She Thinks About It

15:00

Read by Jim Locke

13 Christmas; or, The Good Fairy

18:17

Read by April6090

14 Earthly Care A Heavenly Discipline

18:49

Read by Emma Charlotte

15 Conversation On Conversation

17:44

Read by Kate Follis

16 How Do We Know?

8:46

Read by Kathleen Moore

17 Which is the Liberal Man?

30:25

Read by Michele Fry

18 The Elder's Feast - A Tradition of Laodicea

17:33

Read by Jim Locke

19.1 Little Fred, The Canal Boy

18:40

Read by Jim Locke

19.2 Little Fred, The Canal Boy

20:20

Read by Jim Locke

20 The Canal Boat

15:56

Read by Jim Locke

21 Feeling

9:56

Read by April6090

22 The Seamstress

28:03

Read by Kate Follis

23 Old Father Morris - A Sketch From Nature

20:13

Read by Kate Follis

24 The Two Alters, or Two Pictures In One

31:19

Read by Michele Fry

25 A Scholar's Adventures In The Country

28:16

Read by Michele Fry

26 Woman, Behold Thy Son!

24:03

Read by Kate Follis

27 The Coral Ring

26:42

Read by realisticspeakers

28 Art and Nature

18:34

Read by Michele Fry

29 Children

6:41

Read by April6090

30 How To Make Friends With Mammon

24:24

Read by Kate Follis

31 A Scene In Jerusalem

17:30

Read by Larry Wilson

32 The Old Meeting House - Sketch From the Note Book Of An Old Gentleman

21:57

Read by Kate Follis

33 The New-Year's Gift

23:57

Read by April6090

34 The Old Oak Of Andover - A Revery

10:47

Read by Larry Wilson

35 Our Wood Lot In Winter

11:06

Read by Kathleen Moore

36 Poems -The Charmer

3:44

Read by Kathleen Moore

37 Poems - Pilgrim's Song In The Desert

2:37

Read by Larry Wilson

38 Poems - Mary At The Cross

4:47

Read by Larry Wilson

39 Poems - Christian Peace

1:35

Read by Larry Wilson

40 Poems - Abide In Me And I In You - The Soul's Answer

2:05

Read by Larry Wilson

41 Poems - When I Awake I Am Still With Thee

1:41

Read by Larry Wilson

42 Poems - Christ's Voice In The Soul

2:02

Read by Larry Wilson