At the sign of the burning bush by Maude LittleAt the sign of the burning bush by Maude Little

At the sign of the burning bush

byMaude Little

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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. 1910. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II HOW THE GIRLS BETTERED THEMSELVES "... The angel Gabriel took Mahomet oat of his bed one morning to give him a sight of all things in the seven heavens, in paradise, and in hell, which the prophet took a distinct view of; and after having held ninety thousand conferences with God, was brought back again to his bed. All this, says the Alcoran, was transacted in so small a space of time, that Mahomet at his return found his bed still warm, and took up an earthen pitcher (which was thrown down at the very instant that the angel Gabriel carried him away) before the water was all spilt." Timb: April 1910. Dohothy looked with a melancholy air at the pair of fowls. "She carries it too far," Alison said sympathetically. "The best way to do would be to get one of them roasted at the baker's since our oven won't work decently; and we can boil the other." "We'll have to ask some one in," Dorothy said. "You and I can't eat two big fowls in two days; and I don't think they'll keep longer," she added, sniffing at them. "I wish you wouldn't be making me feel nervous about them," Alison said tartly. "They seem quite fresh: I don't suppose Walt would send us anything questionable.... Perhaps Melicent will eat some of them after all, Rotha." "She won't" Dorothy said. "Look at the turkey at Christmas. Look at the day we went to the Carews'. Melicent is awfully obstinate; and she says she has got so that she really can't eat meat now; and these horrid nuts and things can't be good for her." "She looks well--I never saw her looking better," Alison said. "Well, shall I go to the baker's? It's near Melicent's time to come in." The little flat--a top one in a suburban tenement--was furnished with the remains of the De Stuyniers' furniture--the dismal attritus of their...
Title:At the sign of the burning bushFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217177735

ISBN - 13:9780217177733