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A Little Girl In Old Philadelphia

Auhtor: Amanda Minnie Douglas

Language: english
Published: 1890

Genres:

young readers
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Review by Chandler, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Girl In Old Philadelphia':

... not ornament. Thou art to do with thy might whatsoever comes in thy way.. True, Friend Henry. But a clean room may abound in virtue as well as ...
... full of young people now, with two or three men in military costume, so they drove around to the side entrance. Mistress Janice was busy ordering refreshments ...
... for Anabella to share Primrose Henry's teachers with no extra charge. You are very generous to the child, she said in a complaining tone. I thought ...
... parry suspicion. They had a house on Spruce Street, set in the midst of a considerable garden, while not a few respectable business men lived over ...
... attendant, Patty, went out to the farm, then in all its beauty of greenness, though the fruit blooms were over. But there were countless roses and garden ...
... life that shadowed so much of childhood under Puritan auspices was not a feature of the more southern colonies. They were supposed to imbibe religious ...
... they rose Faith led her grandmother out under the tree where she spent her half hour before bedtime, unless it rained. Rachel went in to Uncle Henry, ...
... But she had been trained in a repressed, decorous fashion, and many of the Friends were as rigorous as the Puritans. Young men were better off without ...
... respect.. The young fellow shrugged his shoulders and smiled with a kind of gay indifference. A young woman when Sir Wyndham was up at London ...
... when she had a quiet time to think. The servants had been forbidden to tell her the more awesome part of it, only she knew General Washington had been ...
... reached the Wetherill house, and its mistress caught sight of them from the window. Oh, Dr. Shippen. she cried in alarm. The child has ...
... in his lot with the heroes at Valley Forge, to whom patriotism was as brave a religion as that of Roger Williams. And Rachel. No, he could not marry ...
... him he would go. And there was Penn to take his place.. Penn will be a good son to my uncle. But, after all, it is Andrew's place. He is needed. ...
... of Anabella Morris, which took place in Christ Church. Anabella's husband was a widower with two quite large children, but of considerable means. Madam ...
... somehow I did not want him to kill Nevitt. And before he could recover, though the next shot was aimed at me, someone had struck your brother in the shoulder, ...
... home. Sometimes he half desired to go there and begin a new life. I long for you greatly, little Primrose, he wrote. I seem like a boat with no ...
... soldiers need something out of the fund.. They both laughed at that. No doubt we could still find some with well-worn shoes. But the need not being ...
... she looks doubtfully at the two soldiers as if her simple list might not come up to their desires. And cheesecake. ventured Primrose. Oh, yes. ...
... cup. It was seldom indeed that the old Carpenter mansion had seen such a sight. There were elegant women and brave men, though the Mischianza ...
... of Bush Hill, though she was afterward to be comforted by being the first lady of the land at Washington, the final Capital. Primrose Wharton ...