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Hanna113

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The woman on tho bed lay silent, her suspioiouu brooding face mirrored
in the midwife's eyes. Suddenly the old woman understood. Stupefaction,
incredulity and a trace of lecherous glee struggled on her face. ±he young
woman stared at her with hard am defiant eyes. Then her gaze wavered and
dropped and she turned her face away to the face of her infant son.

Coverage: 
1951
Keywords: 
Glee, Defiant
Citation: 
Linen Hall Library, "Hanna113", Northern Ireland Literary Archive, accessed Sat, 04/17/2021 - 03:52, https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/hanna113