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Select Stories for Little Folks


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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. 1856. Excerpt: ... flowers on his little grave, and nobody will trouble them, I know, when they learn that our little Willie sleeps here." A WORD IN SEASON. "kitty, see if you can do anything to keep this child still," said Mrs. Ferguson to her little daughter, who had just finished dressing, and was hurrying to tie her shoes. Kitty went to the bed and took up the baby. The little fellow generally began to laugh and crow when he saw his sister's sweet face bending over him; but this morning he went on crying and worrying, in spite of Kitty's attentions. Just then her father came in from the next room, and going to the bed in the corner, where a little girl was lying, said, "Wife, how is Helen to-day?" "Poorly," said Mrs. F.; "1 have been awake with the children all night, and am completely worn out. I wish you would take the baby, and let Kitty go for some bread for breakfast." Mr. F. took the baby, and tried to still its cries by walking the floor, but in vain. "Charley is catching the measles, too, I know by his actions," said Mrs. F. "All our troubles seem to come at once. What shall we do?" "I am sure I don't know," said Mr. F., when the baby hushed his cries for a moment. "I wish you had married some one fit to take care of you." "Don't talk so, John, you only make matters worse. Being awake at night makes me fretful, I know; but I am sure I have enough to discourage me." During this conversation Kitty stood by the door, looking very sorrowful, as the tears rolled down her cheeks. "What is the matter, child? Why don't you go?" said her mother. "I can't bear to, mother; for Mr. Brown told me yesterday I must not expect to be trusted again unless father got work. What shall I tell him?" "Tell him poor folks can't starve. I'll send him money to-morrow. I expect to be paid...
Title:Select Stories for Little FolksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021786774X

ISBN - 13:9780217867740