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Hillsboro People

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .It was with an agreeable flutter at being able to help someone that she went to the dresser, in her bare little room under the eaves, and extracted from her crowded portfolio the pattern desired.

She never knew how her great idea came to her. Sometimes she thought she must have dreamed it, sometimes she even wondered reverently, in the phraseology of the weekly prayer-meeting, if it had not been "sent" to her. She never admitted to herself that she could have thought of it without other help; it was too great, too ambitious, too lofty a project for her humble mind to have conceived. Even when she finished drawing the design with her own fingers, she gazed at it incredulously, not daring to believe that it could indeed be her handiwork. At first it seemed to her only like a lovely but quite unreal dream. She did not think of putting it into execution—so elaborate, so complicated, so beautifully difficult a pattern could be only for the angels in heaven to quil. . . Read More

Community Reviews

4 1/2 stars. Good people, good stories, good writing.

The more I explore the backwaters of Dorothy Canfield Fisher's story collections, the more inclined I am to think that anyone who likes her novels and wants to read her short fiction most likely doesn't need to read further than the collection A Harvest of Stories: From a Half Century of Writing. (T