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A Little Maid Of Old Philadelphia

Auhtor: Alice Turner Curtis

Language: english
Published: 1919

Genres:

history,  fiction and literature,  young readers
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Review by O. Brown, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Little Maid Of Old Philadelphia':


... there that morning. Then he is lost. What shall I do. said Ruth despairingly. I do believe the English have taken him. Only yesterday, on Second ...
... wind, although the sun shone brightly. Ruth's face was very sober there were traces of tears on her cheeks. She wished that she had said she would ...
... stood Major Andr, who bowed very low as Ruth entered, and said:. General Howe, a lady who greatly desires to ask a favor of you, and Ruth found ...
... it amusing that the young officer should have the trouble of taking her home. Ruth could never quite remember the manner in which the General bade ...
... dress. It has been hard to stay up here all day, Ruth answered, glad indeed that her time of punishment was over. But Aunt Deborah doesn't know just ...
... did. I only meant in your play because the English uniform is fine. All scarlet and gold, Betty explained. She was smiling, and evidently did not care ...
... make Mother feel so bad to know that I was so thoughtless, and Ruth looked pleadingly toward her aunt. Thee shall settle the matter for thyself, ...
... play and, like Betty, she hoped to return it before it was missed by its rightful owner for it would be no easy matter to explain why it had been borrowed, ...
... All she could think of was the fact that she was in sight of home. She ran up the steps and the door opened as if by magic, and Betty's mother ...
... at them as they approached. He thinks we have stayed too long, said Winifred laughingly. What time do you suppose it is, Ruth.. Oh. we can't ...
... without any trouble. All I have to do is to turn when I come to the river road and follow it straight back to the city, and then any one can tell me ...
... cherished pieces of polished wood, and the fine tools scattered about the floor. We must put all these tools carefully back in the chest, and the ...
... ten days away, she said. Just think of all that is going to happen next month. Betty's birthday picnic, and my visit to Aunt Deborah. And perhaps even ...
... there were groups of wide-spreading elms and where many spring flowers grew. Winifred was so eager to hear about the return of the candy that she ...
... to her feet, and reaching out a hand to the girls beside her, and at the same time beginning to sing:. 'Here are fields of smiling flowers- Come and ...
... it should be heated. She could think of nothing but that her mother must be in pain, as she drew off Mrs. Pennell's slipper and stocking, filled the tub, ...
... Winnie, a little fearfully. Of course she isn't, all dressed up in her best, replied Ruth, and at that moment Betty saw her two friends and waved ...
... I trust thy pleasure in being here is as great as mine in having thee. And I have great news for thee. Thy dear father came over from Valley Forge a ...
... Ruth was out of her chair in a second she was no longer in awe of the young Frenchman. I must tell you. I heard two Englishmen say you were to be ...
... Lafayette rode away she told the story to her surprised and astonished father, while Aunt Deborah listened as if she could hardly believe her ...