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A Little Girl In Old New York

Auhtor: Amanda Minnie Douglas

Language: english
Published: 1896

Genres:

history,  young readers,  fiction and literature
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Little Girl In Old New York':

A Little Girl In Old New York by Amanda Millie Douglas. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Girl In Old New York':


... nests thirty-two of various sizes, and they belonged to the little girl. She rarely forgot them. There were plenty of chores for Ben and Jim. They ...
... have a good play on the hay in the barn. Oh, ain't you just crazy to go to New York to live. cried Polly Odell. The stores are so beautiful. When ...
... about Niy-sixth Street. He had five girls, and the two last had been sore disappointments. But Harriet, the eldest, had married her cousin and had four ...
... was in about 1794. Robespierre was at the head of it. And there was a dreadful prison into which they threw everybody they suspected, and only brought ...
... that had failed to burn out entirely, and still had a little explosive merit when touched by a piece of lighted punk. There was no school that day, ...
... and chickens at Yonkers and how sorry she was to leave them. And then came the handsome white Angora cat with its long fur and curious eyes that ...
... by Harlem Plains, and General Howe pushed forward through McGowan's Pass, the rocky gorge over yonder. But our men forced them into the cleared field, ...
... Frasie heard her through the first verse, and then said impatiently:. You've sung that at so many funerals, Maria Jane, that it makes me feel ...
... gas. No one thought of Saturday half-holidays then. It was very grand. But what would they have said to the Columbian nights and electric lights. I ...
... carried it around. It certainly was a lovely tempered cat. Hanny was divided in her affection between the Deans' dolls and Nora's cat. The play-house ...
... Underhill recalled his first visit to the city when he was nieen, and going skating with some cousins. And now it was all graded and finished streets, ...
... ought to be. She was very loyal and faithful in her attachments, and no doubt you think quite obstinate in her dislikes. But something else happened ...
... she heard of it. Margaret dressed the little girl in her pretty blue cashmere, and she felt very nice with her two brothers. Most of the children were ...
... I haven't any objection. It will be as his mother says.. They all looked blank, disappointed. If you would say it, pleaded Josie. Then we ...
... Eunice, said Hanny. And there was no minister.. Oh, child, it isn't. It's just a meeting. It did not seem very spiritual to-day.. If they ...
... pleasure was the little party given in the evening, to which any one was at liberty to invite a brother or cousin, or indeed a neighbor of whom ...
... have Charles running the streets and getting into bad company, and wearing out his clothes faster than I can mend them, she replied shortly. It ...
... putting away many of the choice articles for the night Mr. Gerard slipped a dollar into his hand. That's your commission, he said smilingly, on ...
... of clothes. But I am not going to teach the girls around here. They will be wanting to do it for the stores. You can make lace with cotton thread ...
... Aunt Nancy, I've seen mittens knit with a hook something like that. Not open work and fancy, but all tight and out of good stout yarn. They're very ...