The Child's Pictorial

The Child's Pictorial

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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. Excerpt: ...herself comfortably in the corner of the carriage. Soon they arrived at'the wood. were open spaces and some thickets. '"Jungle," said Susie, shaking her head. "Can't go in there. Must be leopards. One come out near our gate, Ayah show me where he put his foots." But her aunts assured Susie that there was no fear of meeting leopards, and they all went on until they came to a clearing. The children ran about, gathering the largest flowers they could see, and were not always very particular as to their having stalks. Suddenly Susie gave a cry. "What's the matter?" asked Arthur. "Wolf! Oh, I see wolf run in jungle!" The two children looked at each other. "Killed!" returned Aunt Beatrice. "What do you mean?" "Is wolf killed then?" asked Susie, Arthur adding, "Susie saw a wolf come in here." "Oh!" cried out Susie in terror, for just then a beautiful collie bounded past them, on hearing his master's whistle. "That is a dog, Susie," said Aunt Beatrice. "There are no wolves in English woods." "Except in story-books," put in Arthur, who felt that he ought to have known better. Of course it would have been very nice to have bravely attacked the wolf with their sticks, and have driven him away. But there might have been another side to the question. Whereas there was no drawback whatever to the pleasure of driving home with the "baskets full of honey-sweet flowers, and many-budded plants, among whose roots nothing more dangerous than spiders lay hidden. "English stick better than Indian jungle, ' said Susie decidedly. AT THE FOOT OF THE RAINBOW. "f AN you keep a secret, Emmy?" asked. Bob. "I don't want my finger...show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236979486
  • 9781236979483