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A Modern Cinderella

Auhtor: Amanda Minnie Douglas

Language: english
Published: 1913

Genres:

young readers
Downloads: 207
eBook size: 193Kb

Review by Timothy B. Riley, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Modern Cinderella':

... white and not rough and red. I am very glad you are here Cinderella, I hope you will have a happy time. You look so.. Oh I know I shall. She ...
... best to make them talk. They each had a rubber doll and the child would dance them up and down and make them turn somersaults and stand on their heads, ...
... to send him off somewhere in the country where there were no children. She would not tell his father just now, but if he ever struck or pinched the ...
... Collins asked his mother if she would send the reason why Jack was not at school yesterday afternoon, as they were required to put it down in the ...
... she told Jane all she had learned, adding:. They seem very nice kind of people. But oh. those babies.. Miss Armitage telephoned ...
... the child laughed with a sense of glee. Oh, how nice it would be to be a bird. But she wouldn't want to live in a cage all the time. Jane came and ...
... tools. He would lose the fine touch by hard manual labor if he worked for his education. No one knows all the children sacrificed to Moloch. But the little ...
... child, don't you remember Mr. Borden.. I had not told her about your coming. We keep her as tranquil as possible.. Oh, Mr. Borden. ...
... lady brought Marilla a rocking chair, and asked her if she was the doctor's patient. Then she offered her a piece of cake and a lovely pear, and ...
... in her arms and said-Bring in Pansy, leading the way to a room that seemed a general storage place. She lighted the little pyro stove, opened ...
... to shift her position, but the little form was too heavy to stir. Yet it was delightful, though she kept thinking of last Sunday and Dr. Richards. Mr. ...
... an how they do run and talk. You'll have your hands full, I'm thinkin', if they're goin' to copy Jack.. Oh, Bridget, they're real sweet, only they're ...
... I have two lovely little girls here, one of them born to luxury it would seem, but misfortune and death made a waif of her. I do hope some well-to-do ...
... wanted to cry. He felt sort of bruised and beaten though he had knocked down his adversary and would have stamped on him if his mother had not appeared ...
... the roll of the eyes, the coquettish turn of the head was the daintiest thing you ever saw. Then she repeated-'Where are you going, my pretty maid.' ...
... might come to hand. She was glad there was no other reason and that the little girl had proved trustworthy. Miss Armitage was also surprised that ...
... him as truly as the words. He was curiously interested and drew her out a little further, charmed with her simplicity. Then Doctor Richards ...
... as soon as I was well enough. Part of it was very nice the babies could walk then. After we came back-she made a little pause for she had not even ...
... so many pretty sayings and missed her everywhere. Bridget came around to hear whether the story of the fortune was absolutely true. The Bordens could ...
... courage to mention it, but there were so many other things to say. Every day brought something new. They went to the wonderful museum. She could ...