The Bunny Stories; For Young People

The Bunny Stories; For Young People

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...mule and drove out alone. No one saw him start, as Mother Bunny was busy indoors, and the other Bunnys were away at play. In driving through the village, Browny met his sister Pinkeyes and asked her to ride home. Instead of keeping on the highway, he turned into a by BROV'NY AND DONKEY DAN DISAGREE AS TO WHICH ROAD IS THE RIGHT ONE. road; and though Pinkeyes told him he ought not to go that way, he said he knew what he was about, and kept on. In spite of the fact that Pinkeyes was two years older, she had been in the habit of yielding to Browny; and to avoid a quarrel she said no more. This by-road soon separated into two lanes, both leading toward home--one running over a hill, and the other around it. Browny wished to go over the hill, but Donkey Dan tried to take the other and easier road. The harder Browny pulled him to the right, the more the mule tried to go to the left, until Browny, becoming impatient with the mule, lost his temper and struck Dan smartly with the whip, at the same time giving a strong jerk on the right rein. Donkey Dan made one plunge forward and then stopped short, turned his head from side to side, and refused to go either way. Another blow with the whip, and another jerk on the reins, and in a twinkling the mule whirled short about, upsetting the cart and throwing the children topsy-turvy into the gutter among the brambles and stones. Donkey Dan then dashed down the road, but Browny hung to the reins and was dragged quite a distance, until Neighbor Fox saw the runaway coming, and stopped the mule. Browny asked Neighbor Fox to go back with him and help his sister, for he feared she was hurt. They found Pinkeyes sitting by the roadside, half stunned, and bleeding from a wound on her head, where she had...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788478
  • 9781236788474