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A Princess In Calico

Auhtor: Edith Ferguson Black

Language: english
Published: 1904

Genres:

young readers,  religion
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Princess In Calico':

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Excerpts from the Book 'A Princess In Calico':


... father now putting on the heavy pots of water, and then watched him cross the chip-yard to the barn. How bent and old he looked. Did he ever repent of ...
... green paint that'll wash. To-morrow is killing time, an' next week we must try out the tallow. You can be as sthetic as you're a mind to with the head-cheese ...
... had made miniature deltas over his molasses-begrimed countenance, his lower lip hung down in an impotent despair. 'What's the matter now, Lemuel.'. 'I ...
... her a comfortable seat, then he said, 'God bless you,' and went away. Pauline looked after him wonderingly. He had never said it to her before. Perhaps ...
... were happening in the world which seemed to be growing larger every minute, apt allusions by Mr Davis, lively sallies by Belle, and quotations by Russell ...
... on Pauline's lips. 'You belong to us now, you know, and your uncle thinks he owes your mother more than he can ever hope to repay.'. Then she led ...
... under the sun. Let me count them, if I can. There's the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and the Society for the Improvement of ...
... 'He says he can almost fancy himself back in the old home with Aunt Mildred getting him ready for school.'. Pauline coloured with pleasure. No ...
... stood within easy reach. 'I believe I will let Miss Warner answer you. Would you like a heaven so small, so human, that mortal words could line it ...
... to which she devoted her life. And then there was Tryphosa. She always made time for a visit there at least once every week. She was hungry ...
... in our adopted daughter, Robert.'. 'Yes, she is a sweet girl, and her passion for knowledge is just the incentive that our lazy little Belle needs. ...
... see no more. 'So soon, dear child.'. 'I have given Christ the key, as you said, and now I am under orders.'. 'Well, I knew it would come. It is ...
... It's a good thing you've come at last, for the children are makin' sawdust and splinters of every bit of crockery in the house, and that Martha Spriggs ...
... She laid the sleeping child on her bed softly, so as not to wake Lemuel, and knelt down by the window. Not a sound broke the stillness. Her thoughts ...
... casted the devils out of her,' exclaimed that youth triumphantly, 'an' they've gone inter the pig pen, whole leguns of 'em, an' they're kickin' orful.'. Chapter ...
... mad now, P'liney, quick, fer I want that knife orful.'. A cry from Polly made Pauline hurry into the house to find that Martha Spriggs had slipped ...
... Croaker when her rheumatiz was bad on her, an' I ain't one ter forgit a favour. Cum in, Pawliney, while I git the money. Mis' Croaker will be rale pleased ...
... tew ye, Pawliney. Well, what's gone's forgot. Don't fret over him, Pawliney, he was a bad lot, a bad lot. Ye'er well rid of him, my dear.'. 'I never ...
... low, small rooms, except on the east side, where Captain Lemuel has added two large rooms with the loveliest bay windows, which are always full of ...
... of Murillo's pictures in the Louvre, which we saw when we were abroad last year. It is the interior of a convent kitchen, and instead of mortals in ...