Flora And Evaline; Or, Leaves From The Book Of Nature. Or, Leaves From The Book Of Nature

Paperback | January 31, 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. 1864. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. It was a lovely morning in May, when spring had added fresh beauty to everything in nature, that Flora and Eveline prepared with glee for a walk with Mr. Stanley. It was the first time they had walked with him since the winter, and as soon as the lessons were finished and put away they ran to dress themselves. "Good-bye, Miss Grey," said Eveline, looking into the school-room before they went; "I hope you won't feel very solitary." "Not at all, my dear Evie; I have plenty to do till you come back. Take care, Flora; you will stifle me with your caresses." "Oh dear! I am so full of joy!" exclaimed Flora; "I must hug you for letting us go so soon." "Run away then, and do not forget the wild flowers if you can find any." An instant afterwards the twins were bounding down the carriage road leading to the lodge-gate. After leaving the park, they sauntered slowly along till they were joined by Mr. Stanley. "Which way shall we go?" said he, as they stopped at the top of the lane leading to the woodman's cottage; "through the fields and home by the copse, or through the wood?" "Let us go by the fields, if you please, sir," said both the children at once; "we want some wild flowers for Miss Grey." "We have seen some curious birds lately," said Flora, "flying about very rapidly, and they have long, forked tails; can you tell us what they are, sir?" "From the forked tails, I should think they were swallows," answered Mr. Stanley; "but it is not a very clear description." "No, sir," said Flora, laughing; "but they fly so rapidly we cannot see them distinctly." "We have not seen any during the winter," said Eveline; " and the first time we observed them was when we were in a cottage one day lately, and the woman who was ill said, 'I am so glad to see them b...

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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. 1864. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. It was a lovely morning in May, when spring had added fresh beauty to everything in nature, that Flora and Evelin...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217835120

ISBN - 13:9780217835121

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