Dora by R H. ReadDora by R H. Read


byR H. Read

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...from red to pale, and then got red again, as the thought of what one wrong step might bring upon her rushed through her mind. She could not say a word, but walked back and sat down at the table in a most unenviable frame of mind. The little girls wondered what Johnny had whispered to Miss Henning to work the sudden change. Lotty pressed her to have what was left on the plate; of course she refused it, and Johnny remarked it was all the more for himself. Softened by his lion's share of the jelly, and after disposingjof an enormous quantity of bread and butter, he rose from the table, and remarked to Dora quite in a confidential style: "You don't tell on me, I won't tell on you--mum's the word." Then he very cleverly removed all traces of jelly (192)" L 1G2 A BITTER EEFLECTION. from the plates, by using a little water from the slopbasin and adroitly flinging the slops out of the window. The jar he concealed in his own cupboard, where he kept his toys and books in admirable confusion. "What's this now?" cried Sally's voice at the door as she wrenched the handle violently and pushed the door. Johnny instantly slid back the bolt and the door fell open. "Well, I thought as it was fastened," she exclaimed, as she nearly tumbled into the room, while the children laughed uproariously. "I wonder what you can be a thinkin' on, Miss Dora, to let 'im be a throwin' of dirty water out of the window, an' William the grocer's young man a comin' roun' for horders below; it just lit fair on his nice collar and ran down 'is back." Another laugh from the children drowned her voice. "He's your young man, Sally, that's what makes you mad," shouted Johnny. "I'll tell Missis of you, I will," she...
Title:DoraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217465358

ISBN - 13:9780217465359