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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...she 'd got no pencil, it was at home; I saw Anne put her hand twice into Eliza's pocket as if she was feeling for the pencil, whilst we was standing up to sing it was, and after the second time she put it into her own; but, Ma'am, I did not see anything in her hand." "That will do, Jane;" said I; " you may go to your place:" and then, turning to the rest, I said, "Now remember, children, Jane has told me this because I desired her; not in the spirit of a ' telltale;' you know that I hate tale-bearing just as much as I love truth." I then took Eliza James on one side, and asked her if she could tell her pennies again 1 "Yes, Ma'am, mother gave them me last night when she came from the market; she stands with cakes; and sometimes mother gives us a penny, and she gave me twopence last night, 'cause she said I 'd been a better girl last week;"--here her face put on its most pleased and comical expression, as if she expected I should laugh at the idea of her being " a better girl." "Well, I am glad to hear so good a report, of you, Eliza," said I smiling; "but this does not tell me how you will know your pennies again." "Please, Ma'am, one was printed; it had got 'King's Works, Bilston,' on it, and the other was a lucky one." "A lucky one! an unlucky one, I am afraid Eliza;--this is the 'printed' one; and I suppose this good stuff must stand for the other penny. And now let this be a lesson to you, never to bring money in your pocket into school again; you cannot want it there, and it is only a temptation both to yourself and others; you begin by thinking what you will do with it, and then the next thing is to run into Mrs. Akers's and spend it in 'rock:' this unhappy child might never have stolen it, if she had not been so fond of toffy; you...
Title:RiversideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217278485

ISBN - 13:9780217278485