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A Little Girl In Old Quebec

Auhtor: Amanda Minnie Douglas

Language: english
Published: 1906

Genres:

history,  young readers,  fiction and literature
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Girl In Old Quebec':

... fought for the dead King. And Paris-why, you cannot imagine anything like it.. Ah, but we are going to have new France here. And perhaps ...
... only to get well.. Mre Dubray's face was alight with joy. The child smiled faintly. And the Sieur de Champlain. she asked. Oh, he is as busy ...
... that thought. Something new had come in her life now. There was a vague, confused idea of gods and goddesses, that she had gathered from the Latin ...
... to keep her.. She will be a good plaything for thee when I am away. Though this may change many plans. The Sieur is bent on discoveries, and now ...
... and colonies established. It was a daring ambition to plant the lilies of France up northward, to take in the mighty lakes they had already discovered ...
... strange garments. What is the Sieur doing. Making new bargains, persuading colonists to join them, getting concessions to the profit of New France. ...
... Yet there are delights I must confess that even Horace longed for-a garden.. But if he longed for it at times he found the restless current hurrying ...
... for me. A woman's loneliness is intense. She cannot turn to business, nor go out and find friends.. That was true enough. He pitied her profoundly. Is ...
... understand why I love the woods and the rocks. And I thought this other little girl-. She was so nave that he smiled, but it was not the smile ...
... King of La Belle France. Where did she get this wonderful harmony of movement. His eyes followed her in admiration. She paused. And what part is to ...
... allowed it. Captain Pontgrave came in to spend the winter, brave and cheerful, though he had lost his only son. While the men exchanged plans for ...
... righted herself in a moment, and stared at him. There was something familiar in the soft eyes, in the general contour of the face. You do ...
... go down the river.. Yes, I will take you down. What did you do with young Boull.. She colored a little. I want to tell you.. I saw you ...
... a deerskin dress by some one at court. It was worked beautifully, and as soft as velvet.. Rose busied herself in her eager, graceful fashion. Noko ...
... always inquired after her. That is what I have come about. Rose, my dear child, can you forget enough of the past, and the long silence, to come back ...
... and proved himself a most worthy compatriot to Champlain. Rose was sorely troubled at first, but she soon found that miladi no longer cared for the ...
... years waiting on miladi, whose strength of will kept her alive. Or was it that horrible fear of death. If it was true as the priests taught-oh, yes, ...
... admit fatigue, indeed she did not feel it. Her grand hope gave lightness to her step and color to her cheeks, which were like a delicious opening rose, ...
... help if it brings grief upon you. It would be the sorrow of my life not to have you. Oh, let me touch your little white hand-and he started from ...
... kinds. Two hundred persons, many of them married couples, and farmers were to found a new Quebec. One May morning, just at sunrise, there was a great ...