Harry's Big Boots

Harry's Big Boots

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...of Love." And the outside presented such an attractive appearance, being entirely overgrown with roses, peonies, sunflowers, and the brightest blossoms of various kinds, that it looked most enchanting. Just as Tommy and the Fairy arrived opposite to it, she took a small iron key out of her pocket, and waited for a moment pointing out the beauties of the arbour, and describing how jolly the tea was inside, till Tommy grew quite impatient, and made a rush to the door in the greatest hurry, which the Fairy perceiving, she immediately unlocked it, and, giving him a push, which might have sent him along for a mile without stopping in that direction, instantaneously closed it again with a bang, locked it quite close, and put the key away in her pocket! She then marched back again just the same way she had gone up, as if there were no such being as poor little Tommy in existence. Upon this, Harry felt so sorry for poor Tommy, and so indignant with the naughty Fairy Flirtaway, that he wanted to go and let the little boy out, as he felt sure that even if there were nothing very dreadful in the summer-house he would feel very lonelyr and perhaps cry at being left to himself. The Boots, however, told him that it was locked with a magic key, and that nobody could help them out, not even the Fairy, after little boys had once gone in; she could only put them there: the only way out walkthrough a dismal lane between two high walls, without a bit of view, and full of hard stones, which led far away from the pretty Fairy and her flowery garden. It was very-difficult to get into, too, and most of the little boys preferred remaining in the summerhouse to encountering the perils of the lane, especially as they were always hoping the Fairy would come to them...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236596242
  • 9781236596246