Betty Gaston, the Seventh Girl; A Story

Betty Gaston, the Seventh Girl; A Story

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... an Indian was hiding near by to kill them. They went right on, never fretting, never stopping, never letting any one guess they were afraid because they were brave, and, like soldiers, would do their duty where they were placed. So now you are to play the very hardest part you have ever played and you must do your best in it. Be happy, don't worry, act every bit of the part of a brave girl and a good one. You won't have a lot of strangers clapping and praising you, but you will have your dear Rose glad that you are acting well your part and all the angels and God to appreciate what you have done. Can you--I mean, will you do this, Tracy? " Tracy sat up straight and looked at Polly with kindling eyes. Then she slipped to the floor and stood straight and tall before her. "Must I play this part every day, all the time, Polly? " she asked. "Every day and all the time, as long as your engagement lasts, for you know one who is honorable never fails to keep a contract," said Polly thankful for the inspiration to which this little girl with the stage experience behind her had responded. "I will," said Tracy. "If I forget you must put me in mind of it; on the stage there is some one with a book if we forget. Will you be prompter?" " I'll be the prompter," agreed Polly. " Only, Tracy, you must not feel that you are playing a part in some one else's play; you must remember that this is your own story, you are playing your own, your very own part, sent you by God, and you must feel the part, and remember it is yours, so when you have played it long enough you will really be the brave, splendid, loving girl you try to be. Thus you will be ready for...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688793X
  • 9781236887931