Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished
"[...]heard his poor head hit the pavement, and seen his pretty helmet go spinning along like a boy's top, ever so far. I wonder it didn't kill him. I'm so sorry." Di emphasised her sorrow by laughing, for she had a keen sense of the ludicrous, and the memory of the spinning helmet was strong upon her just then. "It must indeed have been an unpleasant blow," replied Sir Richard, gravely, "but then, dear, you couldn't help it, you know-and I dare say he is none the worse for it now. Men like him are not easily injured. I fear we cannot say as much for the boy who was holding the pony." "Oh! I quite forgot about him," exclaimed Di; "the naughty boy! he wouldn't let go the pony's reins when[...]."
- Paperback | 242 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.68mm | 362.87g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations