A Flight with the Swallows

A Flight with the Swallows

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Excerpt: ... ten years old almost a formed hand, while Dorothy had only printed words when Irene took her up as a pupil. "It will be a nice occupation for Irene to help Dorothy with her lessons," Lady Burnside said; and Dorothy felt the importance of going to school when, every morning at ten o'clock, she was escorted by Ingleby to the Villa Lucia, and joined the party in the schoolroom. Dorothy had a great deal to learn besides reading and writing and arithmetic, and as she had never had any one to give up to, she found that part of her daily lessons rather hard. Baby Bob, in whom Irene delighted, tried Dorothy's patience sorely, and, indeed, he was a young person who required to be repressed. Dorothy had just finished her letter to her uncle, and with aching fingers had written her name at the bottom of the second sheet, when Baby Bob appeared, followed by Ella. "We are to have a holiday, because it is New Year's Day, and go on donkeys to La Colla." "Yes," said Willy; "I have been to order Marietta's donkeysshow more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236719239
  • 9781236719232