Girls of the True Blue
"[...]and I will sing." "Nancy dear, I cannot break it to you. I must tell it to you at once, and God help you to bear it. Your mother is better in one sense-in the sense that God has taken her away from all her pains. She won't ever be tired or ill or sorry any more, and she will never again have aches or wakeful nights or sad days; she has gone to God. There is a beautiful heaven, you know, Nan, and-- Oh, good gracious! what ails the child?" Nan had given one smothered scream and had rushed from the room. Fast-very fast-did the little feet run upstairs. Mrs. Esterleigh's room was on the third floor. Past the drawing-room landing she ran, where a good-natured-looking old gentleman resided. He was coming out of his comfortable drawing-room, and he saw the scared little face. He knew, of course, what had happened, [...]."
- Paperback | 234 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.18mm | 349.26g
- 13 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations