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A Christmas Greeting

Auhtor: Hans Christian Andersen

Language: english
Published: 1847

Genres:

short story collection
Downloads: 159
eBook size: 172Kb

Review by A. Dent, July 2005


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

... The Young Readers. -. THE OLD HOUSE. In the street, up there, was an old, a very old house,-it was almost three hundred years old, for ...
... at the broker's came to the broker's again and there it hung, for no one knew her more-no one cared about the old picture. In the spring they pulled ...
... lonely he must have been. said she. Very, very lonely. said the pewter soldier but it is delightful not to be forgotten.. Delightful. shouted ...
... you not think that I shall save him. said she, Our Lord will not take him from me.. And the old man,-it was Death himself,-he nodded so ...
... she. And Death stretched out his long hand towards the fine little flower, but she held her hands fast around his, so tight, and yet afraid that she ...
... teeth from the heart-ache yes, I have lived to see much of that sort of thing but I am extremely sorry for the garter-I mean the girdle-that went ...
... to hear of thy good fortune: sit down, old friend, and tell me a little how it has gone with thee, and what thou hast seen at our opposite neighbor's ...
... but I became so. And besides, I learned to know my inward nature, my innate qualities, the relationship I had with Poesy. At the time I was with you, ...
... man I will not have it I will not do it. it is to deceive the whole country and the princess too. I will tell every thing.-that I am a man, and ...
... evening the lamp lay in the arm chair,-and where. At the old watchman's. He had, for his long and faithful services, begged of the authorities that ...
... along, and she must now drag the pail home from the fountain: be a good boy, Tukey, and run across and help the old woman, won't you.. So Tuk ...
... not true, for there were not so many. -. * Bordingborg, in the reign of King Waldemar a considerable place, now an unimportant little town. ...
... such as you will wear also. But ours is finer. I should, however, be glad if we had it up here in our nest, for it keeps one warm. I am curious to know ...
... of water, which she placed on the shelf. Now I see that it is Sunday, said the man, and kissed his little wife. They sat down, read in the hymn-book, ...
... the rose-bush beside the burned-down house, had afterwards obtained permission to dig it up, and had given it to the architect-for more beautiful ...
... the needle I am too delicate.. Now it's good for nothing, said the fingers, but they were obliged to hold it still the cook dropped sealing-wax ...
... RED SHOES. There was once a little girl who was very pretty and delicate, but in summer she was forced to run about with bare feet, she was so poor, ...
... through the gloomy night. The shoes carried her over stack and stone she was torn till she bled she danced over the heath till she came to a little ...
... thought it was a joke but the porter came up to me in a most touching manner, and told me how he and all the boys entered so entirely and heartily ...
... remain vividly in their memory.' It amused me too.. You will be getting impatient, I am afraid. However, before I finish I must tell you something ...