The Corner House Girls; How They Moved to Milton, What They Found and What They Did

The Corner House Girls; How They Moved to Milton, What They Found and What They Did

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...This tickled Agnes so that she laughed, and then coughed to hide it. Mrs. Kranz was attracted to the twelve year old. "Dot iss a pretty madchen," she said, smiling broadly upon Agnes. "She iss your sister, too? Undt de kinder?" her sharp eyes sighting Tess and Dot. "This is Agnes," Euth said, gladly changing the subject for a moment. "And this is Tess, and this, Dot--Dorothy, you know. We have had no mother for more than two years." "Ach!" said Mrs. Kranz, in a tone denoting sympathy, and she made a funny clucking noise in her throat. "De poor kinder! Undt you haf de hausmutter been--no?" "Yes," replied Euth. "I have loved to take care of the little ones. Agnes is a great help. And now, since we have come here to the old Corner House, we have Mrs. McCall and Uncle Eufus. Besides, there has always been Aunt Sarah." Mrs. Kranz's big face looked rather blank, but in a moment her thought returned to the subject of her visit. "Vell!" she said. "Undt vot about dot Joe Maroni?" "Dear Mrs. Kranz," Euth said, "I do not know anything about the property Uncle Peter left, as yet. I shall speak to Mr. Howbridge about it. He is our guardian, you understand, and a lawyer. I am sure we can find some way of relieving you." Mrs. Kranz grunted: "Vell!" "I shall come to see you," promised Euth. "And I shall see these Italians and try to get them to clean up their cellar. I am sorry you should be so troubled by them." Meanwhile she had whispered to Tess and sent her running to Mrs. McCall. Mrs. Kranz gradually lost her offended look. !he even took Dot upon her broad lap--though that was a precarious position and...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236539567
  • 9781236539564