Emily the Nursemaid, Or, with Good Will Doing Service, Ed. [Really Written] by W. Jackson

Emily the Nursemaid, Or, with Good Will Doing Service, Ed. [Really Written] by W. Jackson

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...her as she spoke. 'No, but Td rather not hear it. It doesn't seem right, ' said Emily. Susan looked at her for a minute, and then laughing, said, 'Well, that is a queer idea! We can t hold our tongues all day. But I won't frighten you--you'll find it out for yourself.' 'And what about Sunday? do we go to church in turn V asked Emily. 'Either you or I go out in the morning, and the other takes care of the children, and cook goes out in the evening.' 'And do we both stay at home then V asked Emily. 'Why, we can do as we like, but I don't often go a second time, and the last housemaid never did. Missis is very strict about some things, she won't let us go out unless we go to church. You know some missises give the Sunday afternoon to their servants, but she won't. I didn't like it at first, but as I go out a good deal with the children on week days, I don't care so much about it now.' 'Of course Master and Missis go, ' said Emily, 'and the young ladies.' 'Oh, yes, they are very regular, unless Master's called to any sick person in a morning, but Missis never goes out in winter evenings, she's afraid of cold.' The conversation was here interrupted by the entrance of the two little girls who had come to bed. 'You'll help us, won't you, Emily?' said Miss Lucy, in her bright cheerful manner. 'Mamma said you'd be tired, and wouldn't do it, but you arn't, are you V 'No, Miss, I'm not at all too tired. HI do anything for you.' 'Then curl my hair for me, and don't pull it as Sarah used to do. Oh! she did hurt me!' 'Well, I won't if I can help it, ' replied Emily, pleased with the child's freedom. Miss Anna stood all the time by the fire, looking at Emily without speaking, as though she was trying to read her through. Emily saw that she was the...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236888782
  • 9781236888785