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Fair to Look Upon by Mary Belle Freeley

FAIR TO LOOK UPON

by

MARY BELLE FREELEY

With Original Illustrations by W. L. Dodge

[Illustration: "I HUMMED A GAY LITTLE TUNE FOR HIS BENEFIT."]

Chicago Morrill, Higgins & Co. Copyright: Morrill, Higgins & Co. 1892

CONTENTS.

A RIPPLE OF DISSENSION AND WHAT CAME OF IT, 11

THE STORY OF EVE, 19

THE ABRAHAM-HAGAR AFFAIR, 29

ISAAC'S WIFE, 47

A WOMAN'S MONUMENT, 67

ANOTHER OF THE WOMEN OF OLD, 83

ALL NAUGHTY, BUT FAIR, 97

STORY OF SOME WOMEN AND A BABY, 107

ANOTHER OF "THE MISTAKES OF MOSES," 123

SOME MANAGING WOMEN, 135

ANOTHER GROUP OF THEM, 151

THE FAMOUS WIDOW OF MOAB, 163

HE GAVE IT UP TOO, 175

ILLUSTRATIONS.

I hummed a gay little tune for his benefit, _Frontispiece_.

He held my milk-white hand in his, 13

Our first parents, 17

While Adam was idly, lazily sunning himself in the garden, 25

The Serpent did tempt me, 28

And the men watched to see her go by, 33

And the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house, 37

Abraham entertaining the three angels, 41

And he sent Hagar and Ishmael out into the wilderness, 43

And Abraham went down to Egypt, 44

Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher, 55

I will go, 58

Two little boys played marbles, 59


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