Dare to Do Right Series Susy's Sacrifice

Dare to Do Right Series Susy's Sacrifice

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...--"Alice, I wish that you would leave this matter to Susy and me. Don't give her any advice: will you?" He spoke rather coldly, as if he were not yet quite satisfied. But when, a few moments after, Mrs. Graves was leaning over Susy's bed, looking at her flushed face, and listening to the heavy sobs which disturbed her sleep, she heard a slight noise, and glancing up, saw her brother at the door. "I believe I cannot go to bed without the kiss of peace, even if I take it in her sleep, ." he said with a half laugh which told that he was ill at ease; and bending down, he kissed the child's cheek. Restless already, the touch roused her. She opened her eyes, and the moment she saw him, her lips began to tremble. "Please, dear Uncle Frank, don't be angry with me," she said, and her arm stole round his neck, bringing his face very close to her own. "I am not angry, except with myself," he said, stroking back the disordered hair from her forehead." I am very sorry that I grieved you. There now, we'll forget it all. You and I will never have another quarrel, I think. Good-night, my little maidie;" and kissing her once more, he went away. Her mother smoothed her pillow and laid her back in bed, and soothed and comforted, Susy fell asleep. XI. % mrtoxv Man. OUSY was hardly more than awake the next morning, when she poured out into her mother's ear all her story, ending it with, --"And do you think, mother, that he really isn't angry now?" "I am sure he is not," said Mrs. Graves. "And do you suppose he will let me sell Jetty?" "I cannot answer that question, Susy. But are you sure that if you do let your little horse go, you will not be sorry afterward?" "Yes;...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892003
  • 9781236892003