Ellen Linn; A Franconia Story by Jacob AbbottEllen Linn; A Franconia Story by Jacob Abbott

Ellen Linn; A Franconia Story

byJacob Abbott

Paperback | February 2, 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. 1852. Excerpt: ... Rodolphus and Beechnut go away. Chapter X. Agnes. As soon as it had been decided that Malleville's company should take tea at the camp, Beechnut said that he and Rodolphus must go away, and attend to the closing up of the work, in other parts of the farm; but that Rodolphus might first go and bring down whatever the party would want for their supper, and that after they had had their supper, h,e and Rodolphus would come again, with the oxen. "Shall we come late, or early?V said he. "Late," said Malleville. "Yes, late," said Annie, "we want to stay here a long while." "Will not you and Rodolphus come and take tea with us?" said Mary Bell.." No," said Beechnut, "we can not do that very well. We will go and take tea at the house, with the workmen, and then, about sunset, we will come down here, for you. Talk about building a flre. Phonny's plan. Come, Rodolphus. Though first, Malleville," he continued, "you must tell Rodolphus what he is to bring down." "I will go up with him," said Malleville, "and help him, if Annie will go with me." "Yes," said Annie, "I will go." "And I will stay here," said Phonny, "and be building a fire." This division of duty was agreed upon, and Beechnut, Rodolphus, Malleville and Annie, went away, while Mary Bell, Ellen and Phonny remained at the camp. "Now," said Phonny, "the first thing is to get some sticks, for a fire." "But I am afraid," said Mary Bell, "that if you build a fire, you will fill our camp with the smoke of it." "Or else set the thatch of the roofon fire," said Ellen. "Yes," said Mary Bell, "and so burn up all Beechnut's rakes and pitchforks." "No," said Phonny, "there is no danger at all. I will make the fire to the leeward of the camp, and then, the smoke and sparks will all blow away." Just then, Phonny appeare...
Title:Ellen Linn; A Franconia StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217711480

ISBN - 13:9780217711487