The Gift of the Wise Men Page: 30
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scent of quail. His eyes were
fixed upon Della, and there was
an expression in them that she
could not read, and it terrified
her. It was not anger, nor sur-
prise, nor disapproval, nor hor-
ror, nor any of the sentiments
that she had been prepared for.
He simply stared at her fixedly
with that peculiar expression on
Della wriggled off the table
and went for him.
" Jim, darling," she cried,
"don't look at me that way. I
had my hair cut off and sold it
because I couldn't live through
Christmas without giving you a
present. It'll grow cut again -
. -- - ... . . . . . . . . . . .. .
I - I
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Henry, O., 1862-1910. The Gift of the Wise Men, book, 1911; Garden City, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139401/m1/30/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.