Willie Rogers; Or, Temper Improved

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byAnne Wales Abbot

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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.1845 Excerpt: ... 'And perhaps she will bake me a little cake, mother; she does sometimes.' 'Yes, she loves to give you pleasure; and if she does speak sharply to you, when she is out of humor, you can learn not to be angry, can't you?' 'Yes--I promised to try, you know. I am not going to be like the wasp, nor like puss. They do not know they must not return evil for evil.' 'Well! that is a good thing to remember. My Willie will not be a little wasp. So if I see him inclined to be waspish, I shall just buzz a little, to remind him.' 'Oh how funny it will be! But I do not mean you shall have a chance, very soon,' said Willie, as his mother kissed his cheek and bade him good night. i A NEW PLAYMATE. It was a cold winter evening, two or three years after this, that Mrs. Rogers came in from abroad, and laid aside her hood and cloak. Her husband looked up from his book and said, 'Where is Becky? Did you come home alone?' 'I left Becky, for I thought I could do without her a few days--' 'My dear wife, I must say, I think it was thoughtless in you, to undertake so much, this severe cold weather. You will be sick yourself, I prophecy. It was ill-judged, kind though it was.' 'I had half a mind to bring home the little girl, too--they are in such distress there. I think poor Sally will not live many days.' 'How old is the little thing?' 'Two years younger than Willie.' 'It is a pity she is not old enough to be put out at service.' 'Yes, it is a pity. But--' 'There is nobody to take charge of her, and she must go to the workhouse, I suppose--or, stay--shall we find her a boarding-place? The town will allow something, and I will pay the rest.' 'Sally was a faithful girl when she lived with us.' 'Very.' 'Kind in sickness--very kind, when we thought we were to lose our little Willie.' 'We...

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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.1845 Excerpt: ... 'And perhaps she will bake me a little cake, mother; she does sometimes.' 'Yes, she loves to give you pleasure; and if she does ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217657370

ISBN - 13:9780217657372

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