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Sabina: A Story of the Amish Helen Reimensnyder Martin

Sabina: A Story of the Amish

Helen Reimensnyder Martin

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This volume was published in 1905. Photographs have been added to reflect the Amish lifestyle and at the end of the book is detailed information of Amish history and customs.From the books Preface:The psychic phenomenon described in this story isMoreThis volume was published in 1905. Photographs have been added to reflect the Amish lifestyle and at the end of the book is detailed information of Amish history and customs.From the books Preface:The psychic phenomenon described in this story is not fictitious - the writer can vouch for the truth of it. For some of her facts about the Amish the writer is indebted to Mr. William H. Richardson, author of a pamphlet entitled The Picturesque Quality of the Pennsylvania-German : An Address Presented at the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania-German Society .Story summary: - The love of Sabina for the artist boarder who came out of the glittering East to stay for a month at her fathers farm- the strong attraction he felt in her presence and yet his honest and manly discouragement of her unconscious advances- the troubles of Ulmer Popple, her Amish lover - his jealousies and his petty revenges.**...New York Times Book Review 9/30/1905The author incorporates into this romance story, many of the Amish customs....their marriages, funerals, prayer meetings, family customs and, of course, the queer jargon they speak and refer to as English.