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A Little Girl In Old Boston

Auhtor: Amanda Minnie Douglas

Language: english
Published: 1898

Genres:

history,  young readers,  fiction and literature
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, September 2007


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

... of the new country, and many discussions as to future policy. So, Aunt Priscilla, I'll beau you home, said he unless you have a mind to stay all ...
... not ashamed of, to be sure, but family isn't everything. Behaving counts.. Aunt Priscilla took off her bon and shawl, and hung them in the best ...
... around Boston shore.. Let it be summer time, then, rejoined Betty. Or, like the Hollanders, we might do it on skates. Of course you do not know ...
... her. Not but what there are as good housekeepers in the world as Recompense Gardiner.. Then Aunt Priscilla had to stop and cough. Polly came in with ...
... of that reprehensible young man, Mr. Hosea Ballou, who had opened new worlds of thought for his consideration. It's a beautiful belief, Mrs. Leverett ...
... isn't it a joyful thing to make people happy.. Why-I suppose it is, with a curious hesitation in his voice, as he glanced down into the ...
... bed. Mrs. Leverett handed the letter over to her husband. From 'Lecty, she said briefly. He read it and re-read it, while she knit on her stocking. Yes-slowly. ...
... aint you goin' to come to supper. I told you 'twas ready full five minutes ago, said an aggrieved voice. Aunt Priscilla sprang up and gave herself ...
... hundred years before were running everywhere, occasionally broadened and straightened. There were still wide spaces and pasture fields, declivities where ...
... have been frightened out of my life. Grandmamma has been to England. We have some cousins there, but they are grown-up people and married. Which place ...
... and was surprised to think they were letting Doris grow up into such a helpless, know-nothing sort of girl. And her daughter of nine was like a steady ...
... chair, very straight and prim. She was not quite at home yet, and kept wondering if she wouldn't rather have her own house if she could get a reasonable ...
... hear the soft voice. That is quite a legacy, said Uncle Win. Doris, can you compute it in dollars.. We had come to have a currency of our own-decimal ...
... 'm, staring at the others, for he had at the moment forgotten his aunt's looks. Betty introduced them. I should not have known ...
... in her heart no real sorrow, but a gentle sense of their having gained something in another world. But Uncle Leverett had so much here, so many ...
... streets and filling up ponds and wasting the money of the town.. It seemed to Doris as if she could not swallow a mouthful. She tried heroically. Then ...
... sit here.. Miss Recompense was about to decant some of her preparations. Doris took the high stool and read eagerly, though now and then a little break ...
... came over to visit Doris. Oh, she said, with a long sigh, pressing her hand on her heart, for the deep breaths always hurt her, if I was only prepared ...
... but people would turn and look at them as one looks at a picture. Thirty years or so afterward old ladies would sometimes say to the daughters ...
... that I was a little girl in Old Boston.. THE END. Other Books Published by A. L. BURT COMPANY. The Little Girl Series. By AMANDA M. DOUGLAS. A ...