The chronicle of an old town

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byAlbert Benjamin Cunningham

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THE household goods came on Thursday. Dr. Morgenthal was overjoyed at their arrival, and engaged a man to bring them up at once. He was eager to get into the old parsonage and fix up his study. The living room had been papered a light brown, the bedroom, a pale yellow that gave out a soft light; while the Ladies' Aid had gone over the whole house with meticulous care and got everything in order. "Now, be sure to tell the drayman to take everything to the room where it belongs," Mrs. Morgenthal cautioned him. But even at that, things were scattered promiscuously here and there, and in time there was the wildest confusion. "First, we want to get the kitchen fitted up," the order went forth, directing all effort in that direction. "We must eat while we work." And by a little after one a fire was going in the stove and preparations were being made for dinner. But there was a knock at the front door, causing Mrs. Morgenthal to look despairingly about, almost as if looking for a place to hide. But she nodded to Edith, who went to the door. It was Sally Bay. "Don't mind me," she said, entering with a basket covered with a fresh white napkin. "You'll get used to me 'fore you've been here long. I tells my Fred movin's not so bad when you have plenty of victuals. I ain't got much here, but I hope what is is fit to eat." She lifted off the cloth and began arranging various articles on the kitchen table. "You jest set down now and eat. I'll get things ready for you." And despite protestations, it was so. With the four members of the family seated at the small kitchen table, she bustled about energetically, filling glasses with water, opening a jar of spiced pears and emptying the contents in a dish she had brought with her, urging, asking them to help thems...

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THE household goods came on Thursday. Dr. Morgenthal was overjoyed at their arrival, and engaged a man to bring them...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217380174

ISBN - 13:9780217380171

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