Kate's Mother by Ellen HodgsonKate's Mother by Ellen Hodgson

Kate's Mother

byEllen Hodgson

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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. 1885. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXX. HAPPY FOR EVERMORE. TC'OR. more than a month, as we have already said, Susie had been living with Kate, taking care of her and the baby. And now she was getting so strong and well, that Susie began to wonder whether she need remain with her any longer. Somehow, she yearned to be back again with the "Mother," who had so truly made a home for her. She was a little ashamed of her feeling, for Kate had been as loving and grateful as any sister could possibly be, and they were more than ever to each other now. Maybe there was a deeper reason still; she would see more of Jack at home, than with Kate; though this she would scarcely have admitted, even to herself. As she was thus thinking, she caught sight of him limping quickly along the street. She ran to the door, and opened it. In he came, bringing brightness and sunshine to Susie's longing heart, in spite of the drenching rain out-of-doors. Then John, hearing his voice, came out of the kitchen, and dragged him off to see Kate and the baby. After awhile Jack turned to Susie, and asked her to come out for a walk. "A walk!" ejaculated Kate. "Don't think of such a thing! Just look at the rain. It's pouring in torrents!" "Oh!" cried Susie, "I like walking in the rain. I've got my waterproof, and shan't be in the least afraid of it. I'll be ready in a moment," and she rushed away to put on her things. "Well, there's no accounting for people's likings," said John. "At any rate, mine is to stay at home, and look after my wife and baby." As soon as the lovers had gone, he turned to Kate, laughing merrily. "I do believe, that if Jack had asked Susie to walk to the Land's End, she would have set out at once. Well! no matter how they get drenched to-night, I'm sure they'll enjoy it. I really don't think th...
Title:Kate's MotherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217964559

ISBN - 13:9780217964555