Mistletoe grange by Mistletoe Grange

Mistletoe grange

byMistletoe Grange

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. FUETHEE FAEMING. The triumph of the churn not only stimulated George's desire to be possessed of a she goat, whose milk would be " really their own," as Cissy said; but that young lady herself, since her success as dairymaid, had heartily entered into his plans,--so far, at least, as urgently wishing to add some milkgiving animal to his live stock. As to the five little plots of ground which George called his fields, she had never taken much interest in them; indeed, she considered that digging was dirty work, unfit for a lady, and that grass looked much prettier than bare earth or turnips. Had she not carefully conveyed away into her own garden the pretty little scarlet pimpernel when George first commenced to break up his pasture, as he called it, into arable or forkable land? Did she not say that it was silly to destroy such a dear little flower, and one so useful as "the farmer's weather-glass," which spread out its scarlet leaves to the sunshine, and drew them together before rain? and the buttercups, too!--but here George interrupted her, declaring that crowsfoot, which she called buttercups, was a vile weed which occupied the room of good plants; that if she would only have patience to wait until his Trifolium incarnatum came into flower, she would not regret the grass. "Then, Cissy, the corn will look so tall and grand, with its golden ears bowing to us; and I must try to make a flail to thresh it out, for I want to do everything myself, and it would take so long to rub all the grain out from the husk between our hands." "But, then, how will you grind it V asked Cissy. "Oh, uncle Shabraque says he will give me a little mill, or rather two mill-stones, such as they use in the East; he brought one home as a pattern, thinking...

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Title:Mistletoe grangeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217236936

ISBN - 13:9780217236935

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