Like a great deal of farm fiction, nothing much seems to happen in this story.
Dat widder woman bring her daughters up very nice. His voice and his twinkly smile were an affectionate compliment to his daughter-in-law. In town in the car? And never again on a hay-rake, remember! He put on his plush cap and his corduroy jacket with a sheepskin collar, and went out.
The Doctor picked up his stethoscope and frowned at it as if he were seriously annoyed with the instrument. Doctor Burleigh had been a poor boy in the country before he went away to medical school; he had known Rosicky almost ever since he could remember, and he had a deep affection for Mrs.
The woman had too many children and too much work, and she was no manager.
He had driven in just when the boys had come back from the barn and were washing up for breakfast. The long table, covered with a bright oilcloth, was set out with dishes waiting for them, and the warm kitchen was full of the smell of coffee and hot biscuit and sausage.
With Mary, to feed creatures was the natural expression of affection- her chickens, the calves, her big hungry boys. It was a rare pleasure to feed a young man whom she seldom saw and of whom she was as proud as if he belonged to her. Some country housekeepers would have stopped to spread a white cloth over the oilcloth, to change the thick cups and plates for their best china, and the wooden-handled knives for plated ones."Neighbour Rosicky" is a short story by Willa Cather.
It appeared in the Woman's Home Companion in , under the title "Neighbor Rosicky".  In , it was published in the collection Obscure Destinies. school; he had known Rosicky almost ever since he could remember, and he had a deep affection for Mrs. Rosicky.
Only last winter he had had such a good breakfast at Rosicky's, and that when he needed it. school; he had known Rosicky almost ever since he could remember, and he had a deep affection for Mrs.
Rosicky. Only last winter he had had such a good breakfast at Rosicky's, and that when he needed it.
An introduction to Neighbor Rosicky by Willa Cather. Learn about the book and the historical context in which it was written. “Neighbor Rosicky,” a story that Cather published in , details the final months of a Bohemian farmer, Anton Rosicky. After immigrating to New York (by way of London), Rosicky eventually makes his way to Nebraska where he becomes a farmer, marries, and raises his several children.
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