A Christmas Gathering of Leaves for the Little Ones, by Y. S. N.

Paperback | February 1, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861. Excerpt: ... I ' ' I agreed that Sir Reginald should speak to him about it that very day. Which promise he faithfully kept, and, much to his little girl's delight, was eventually the means of be friending the young clergyman in the career which he had chosen, and of restoring him to the good graces of Mr. Burton. And Ella Stanley's birthday-wishes for the Brett family I were more than realised, although not so expeditiously as I she had expected. They had to remain a whole year in London, during which time both children were under treatment at the Boyal Orthopcedic Hospital; the mother supporting herself by plain work, and assisted by many who interested themselves for her, Miss Claughton being one; but when they returned to Bingmead again, the little girl was perfectly cured, and the boy able to move about upon: crutches, with the hope of being one day perfectly restored to health and the use of his limbs. So Ella did not regret having given up the pearl necklace on her twelfth birthday; and now, whenever she takes it out of its case, it reminds her of the pleasure which can be known only to those who strive, as far as they have the opportunity, to relieve the sufferings of the afflicted, and to alleviate sorrows from which they are themselves mercifully exempted.. N a large well-proportioned room, as little dilapidated and disordered as could be expected, considering that it was daily occupied by some forty ruly and unruly schoolboys, principally of British parentage, sat a solitary student, busy with grammar and dictionary, and apparently absorbed in his employment. It was a lovely afternoon towards the end of May, the windows into the play-ground were open, and ever and anon a burst of hearty laughter, a loud hurrah! caught up and echoed by many voices, in tones n...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861. Excerpt: ... I ' ' I agreed that Sir Reginald should speak to him about it that very day. Which promise he faithfully kept, and, much to hi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217148840

ISBN - 13:9780217148849

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