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Summary of the Book 'Abijah Bubble':
I found this story interesting. Good moral lesson
Excerpts from the Book 'Abijah Bubble':
... He's too ornery to live. I come mighty near speakin' right out, and hadn't been that Martha held on to me I would. Call her Abbie, for short, Mrs. ... ... man with gray hair and beard, and jet-black eyebrows shading two kindly eyes, got out of his wagon, hitched his horse to a post in front of the school-house ... ... shrugged their shoulders, but made no objections. If Hiram Taylor wanted to throw his money away it was none of their business. Abbie Todd never ... ... sheriff's notices and tax warnings opposite her window, but never copper mines. The longer she looked at it the better she liked it. There was a cheery ... ... washing-that revived, kept alive, in fact, fanned to fever heat, Abbie's first impression of the poster. Maria called for her mail, and the intimacy ... ... staked her.. Staked her. What's that.. Loaned her the money, answered Maria, a certain pity in her voice for one so green and countrified. How ... ... the square window. Thank you, Mr. Taylor, was all she said. I won't forget.. Hiram fingered his mail and hung around for a minute. Then with ... ... I could get somebody to lend me a little money, Mother, she continued, I might-. The girl stopped and stole a look at her mother sitting hunched ... ... you now, but it's been black night all these years-all 'cept you. You've been the only thing made me live. If you get discouraged, child, I can't stand ... ... suddenly aroused memory had stirred the outburst, the paroxysm was over now. Well, maybe I am tired, child, was all she said, and the two left ... ... she loosened the top button of her dress and pushed it inside. There it burned like a hot coal. *****. That night, after putting her mother ... ... mother might wake and call her. They'll telephone you. You got a long-distance, ain't you, in the office. Yes, I seen it.. Abbie took the name ... ... 14 3/4-15 bid at close. We confidently expect the stock will sell at 20 before the week is out. We shall be glad to receive your further orders as well ... ... that come from-and he drove on muttering to himself: Ain't no finer woman in Taylorsville than Abbie Todd.. Keep & Co. letters arrived now by ... ... child, now, 'fore you sleep. Don't wait a minute. Borrowed two hundred dollars of Hiram-and my child, too. Oh, it can't be. It can't be.. The mother ... ... old mother, with the other women and children, lay huddled together in the far corners. This was no time for surrender. No. she cried in a firm voice. ... ... every cent of it.. She said I now it had been we all the years before: Keep rubbing, dear old Genie. Then I'll fix up the house and paint ... ... letter then she turned her back and took the certificate from her bosom. Selling at twelve, she kept saying to herself perhaps at ten perhaps ... ... God for one thing. You had your dream ain't many even had that.. . Recommended ReadingLoved this book? Other books that may be interesting to you:Ellis ... ... for the... >>read more<