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A Childs Dream Of A Star

Auhtor: Charles Dickens

Language: english
Published: 1850

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
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eBook size: 56Kb

Review by C. F. Hill, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Childs Dream Of A Star':

... day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky they wondered at the depth of the bright ...
... the buds are the children of the flowers, and the little playful streams that gambol down the hill-sides are the children of the water and the smallest ...
... night they watched for it, standing hand in hand at a window. Whoever saw it first cried out, 'I see the star!' And often they cried out both together, ...
... bless the star!' But while she was still very young, oh, very, very young, the sister drooped, and came to be so weak that she could no longer stand in ...
... to Heaven, that when the child went to his solitary bed, he dreamed about the star and dreamed that, lying where he was, he saw a train of people ...
... world of light, where many more such angels waited to receive them. All these angels, who were waiting, turned their beaming eyes upon the people who ...
... star, and said to the leader among those who had brought the people thither: 'Is my brother come?' And he said 'No.' She was turning hopefully away, ...
... out upon the star as on the home he was to go to, when his time should come and he thought that he did not belong to the earth alone, but to the star ...
... the child beheld his brother's angel in her arms, he cried, 'O, sister, I am here! Take me!' And she turned and smiled upon him, and the star ...
... is no more. I bring her blessing on her darling son!' Again at night he saw the star, and all that former company. Said his sister's angel to the leader. 'Is ...
... and he was sitting in his chair by the fireside, heavy with grief, and with his face bedewed with tears, when the star opened once again. Said his sister's ...
... star was shining. Thus the child came to be an old man, and his once smooth face was wrinkled, and his steps were slow and feeble, and his back was bent. ...
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