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A Pair Of Clogs

Auhtor: Amy Catherine Walton

Language: english
Published: 1888

Genres:

fiction and literature,  young readers
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Review by Bob Tobias, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Pair Of Clogs':

... on the door-step. The woman with the tambourine hurried along, keeping the child's head covered with her shawl, at her heels a dirty-white poodle followed ...
... and also her passionate sobs and cries. She was in trouble, as he had often been, and one day this trouble was even deeper than usual. They had stopped ...
... and brass clasps she was making small murmuring sounds to herself, and chuckling now and then in perfect contentment. Mr Vallance stared at her in great ...
... They couldn't have been talking about me at all.. I know they were, said Jackie with decision, for when Fraulein saw me she nodded at Rice and ...
... what people had meant when they whispered that she was no common child. Mary's foolish head was in a whirl of excitement, and filled from morning to ...
... that very minute you'll be claimed for ours, and ours you'll be for ever.. The room was getting dark by this time, and the fire burning low gave ...
... she said at last. I will send up to Fraulein and ask her to excuse your lessons this morning. You will be better for a quiet day at home with me.. Mary ...
... swiftly along under the hedge in the direction of Maskells, like some active wild animal, and disappeared. Left alone, Mary also crept out of her hiding-place ...
... came into the room with some visitors. They had all brought presents, and Mary knew by the way Agatha stared at her that she was wondering where hers ...
... here in the north of England, and worked in a factory. She had only one child, which she loved so fondly that it was more than all the world to her, ...
... happened lately to Mary that she did not just now feel as if anything was of course.. STORY TWO, CHAPTER 1. BUZLEY'S COURT. It's a terr'ble ...
... her mistress Biddy found herself in a narrow stone passage, and caught through an open door to the left a glimpse of a panelled room lighted ...
... him oneasy. Some gambling quarrel, I make no doubt it was, for they say you may see a party of men playing cards in the drawing-room here any night ...
... else, to have no time of your very own, to be everyone's servant-to be only thirteen years old, and yet to have so very few holidays. Iris had come to ...
... snowy white blossoms in the orchard, radiant flowers in the garden, borders, a row of royal purple flags with their sword-like leaves, which had specially ...
... no one would ask, Where is Iris. No one would say, Fetch this, or Go there, or Do this. Her time was her own at Paradise Court, and she ...
... ask her something. Her patient face came before Iris now, full of the gentleness and love which were always there as a matter of course, because she ...
... few simple facts.. Perhaps, said Iris, he's been thinking about his baby. It's been awfully ill. Bronchitis it's had.. His baby. said Mrs ...
... to Moore and the servants. But I needn't say much to him, she concluded, and the next minute she had taken the rough brown hand Moore held ...
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