My Connaught cousins

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byHarriett Jay

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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: ... But I can't make out why I was never told of it before." " Why," said Oona, looking at me from head to foot, and giving her half shy smile, " you would have heard of it soon enough if you had been stout and middle-aged like papa. We were all agreed upon one point--that you would be too short in the breath to bear the futigue of much walking on the bogs. We thought you would want to be driven about sight-seeing, and entertained in that way; but when we found how different you were, we thought you wouldn't want us to amuse you. But the other day, when I had just finished my story, I thought I would tell you of it, because I wanted to take my day." " Good fairy number one!" I said. " Well, Oona, when would you like the day to be? and what would you like to do? I should dearly love to hear my little girl's idea of the best way of entertaining me even for twenty-four hours!" " But if you don't like the idea?" " Then I'll say so!" " Will you really? Then you shall hear. I am afraid it is rather selfish," continued Oona, " but after all you may enjoy it.... Well, I should like the day to be tomorrow. I should like to make up a party, all the girls, papa, and you, and go for a day's excursion over to Kildare. Some of us would ride and some would drive. We could see the old castle and the village, take our luncheon with us, and get back in time for dinner in the evening, then after dinner I should like you to read my story. I think you would find it much more interesting after you had seen the place where the scene is laid." The plan delighted me, and I said so to Oona's infinite satisfaction; one thing only I stipulated for,--that I was to be allowed to read the story alone, after I had retired for the night. Having thus arranged matters to our...

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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: ... But I can't make out why I was never told of it before." " Why," said Oona, looking at me from head to foot, a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217783058

ISBN - 13:9780217783057

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