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A Little Maid Of Old Maine

Auhtor: Alice Turner Curtis

Language: english
Published: 1920

Genres:

fiction and literature,  young readers,  history
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Review by Joanna Daneman, May 2009


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

... unusually full with the spring rains, dashed against its banks as if inviting the little girls to play a game with it. Usually Anna and Rebecca ...
... as yellow as the floss on an ear of corn, and her skin was not tanned brown like Anna's, but was fair and delicate. Beside her Anna looked more like a ...
... thought the little girl unhappily. Perhaps they will think I am drowned when they come back and don't find me. She had just reached the top of the ...
... is only safe I'll never try to be clever again, she vowed, as she fought her way on against wind and rain. As she reached the top of the bluff there ...
... better dresses, she decided. Mother, may I not wear my Sunday dress. she asked eagerly. I will not play any games, or hurt it. I will only walk ...
... and while Anna and Luretta were deciding this question Lucia whispered to Rebecca: When I go home be sure and walk a little way I want to tell you ...
... frogs sounding their call to spring, she was to recall that beautiful night when she stole out to try and save the town, as she believed, from being ...
... helped her mother about the household work, thinking to herself that probably Melvina Lyon was doing the same. After the dishes had been ...
... may go up and see the rabbits, and I will wait here for Parson Lyon and tell him where Melvina is, and that we will see her safely home and then I will ...
... out to sea, she added in a lower tone. Rebecca went up-stairs so slowly that Lucia called twice before her friend entered the chamber where Lucia, ...
... Greatly excited, Anna leaned forward, grasping Luretta's arm. Look. those bushes. she whispered. At that moment a queer ball of dingy white appeared ...
... of some pile of timber and dance about as if trying to make Rebby frightened lest she fall. She went wading along the shore, and brought home queerly ...
... one to give Luretta, she thought, then she would forgive me for taking the other rabbits, for Anna's thoughts were often troubled because of the ...
... of the seat, she whispered, slipping down to her knees and pulling the seat from the loose support on which it rested. It was hard work to use the ...
... they could hear his whistle ring above the sound of his hammer. Luretta came running to meet them. I was just coming to your house to thank you for ...
... you knew- she began, tempted to tell her mother all that Lucia had said about the liberty pole, and even what they had done to prevent ...
... no response she was not greatly surprised, as they often slept a little later than their parents. The extra sleep will do them no harm, she said smilingly, ...
... Machias this very hour, declared the friendly woman who had welcomed the girls with amazed admiration and, when they told of the scarcity of powder ...
... and to-morrow morning Machias men will give the English captain a lesson.. There were many anxious hearts in the settlement that night, for ...
... beyond money. It is a medal for valor, her father said and on the year when peace was firmly established between England and America Rebecca's ...