Children's Book of Christmas Stories

Paperback | May 5, 2014

byAlfred Tennyson, Asa Don Dickinson And Skinner

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...and the library, delved into books, and even evolved a verse which she audaciously tagged "old play," in imitation of Sir Walter Scott. "I think they are really and truly very bright, and I know Mrs. Fernell will be delighted." Rosamond wrapped up the cards carefully. "I can't begin to tell you how you've helped me. It was sweet in you to give me your whole afternoon." The dinner-bell rang at that moment, and the two went down together. "Come for a little run; I haven't been out all day," whispered Rosamond, slipping her hand into Betty's as they left the table. A great round moon swung cold and bright over the pines by the lodge. "Down the road a bit--just a little way--to the church," suggested Betty. They stepped out into the silent country road. "Why, the little mission is as gay as--as Christmas! I wonder why?" Betty glanced at the bright windows of the small plain church. "Oh, some Christmas-eve doings," she answered. Some one stepped quickly out from the church door. "Oh, Miss Vernon, I am relieved! I had begun to fear you could not come." The girls saw it was the tall old rector, his white hair shining silver bright in the moonbeams. "We're just two girls from the school, sir," said Rosamond. "Dear, dear!" His voice was both impatient and distressed. "I hoped you were my organist. We are all ready for our Christmas-eve service, but we can do nothing without the music." "I can play the organ a little," said Betty. "I'd be glad to help." "You can? My dear child, how fortunate! But--do you know the service?" "Yes, sir, it's my church." No vested choir stood ready to march triumphantly chanting into the choir stalls. Only a few boys and girls waited in the dim old choir loft, where Rosamond seated herself quietly. Betty's fingers...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...and the library, delved into books, and even evolved a verse which she audaciously tagged "old play,"...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021776522X

ISBN - 13:9780217765220

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