Nellie's Visit To Brook House; Or, Cousin Mary's Lessons From The Book Of Esther

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byAlice Haslop

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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. 1874. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVIII. A DESTRUCTIVE FIRE. "Now, nurse," said Mabel, "tell us the news. How is Annie?--is she quite well again?--can she work?--is she gone home?" "Really, Mabel," said Nellie, smiling languidly, "why do you not ask one question at a time? I am sure you will bewilder poor nurse, and then we shall hear nothing. Now, nurse," said the thoughtful little invalid, "what were you going to say?" "Well, Miss, I think my best plan would be to read my letter to you." "That will be charming if you do not mind, nurse," replied Nellie. "I have been wishing so many times that Annie would write to some of us." Whereupon the worthy old servant put on her spectacles and read as follows:--"'My dear Aunt,--I've got home again. Margate is a beautiful place, and has a very large sea in it. I love to bathe, and so I ought, because it has done me ever so much good. I can walk up and down stairs now if I take plenty of time to do it in; but I have something better to tell you, which is this: I can work. Good Mrs. Percy is so pleased, and she has given me lots of needle-work to do, and she says that if I live I shall go another year. My dear Aunt, isn't God good to me? I den't know how to feel thankful enough. And now I must ask how is Miss Mabel, and how is Miss Nellie? and how are all of you? I should like to have some more talk with those nice young ladies,--poor Miss Nellie in particular; she seemed to love good things. I often wonder if she reads my hymns. I gave lots away in the 'Valescent Home, at least I didn't exactly give them away, because the people copied mine on paper for themselves, just as Miss Nellie used to do. I have a beautiful dinner very often from Mrs. Percy's, because she says it will help to keep me better. I have just packed my nice clothes up whi...

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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. 1874. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVIII. A DESTRUCTIVE FIRE. "Now, nurse," said Mabel, "tell us the news. How is Annie?--is she quite well again?--can s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217972071

ISBN - 13:9780217972079

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