Helen's Trouble [By M. Butlin]

Helen's Trouble [By M. Butlin]

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...shall we do? George, you are as wet too, are you not?" "No, Agnes was nearer the edge of the rock than I was; besides it doesn't matter a bit about my getting wet, it won't hurt me. But I am so vexed, and father will be so sorry, I know. I can't think how we were so silly." "Well, the only thing we can do now is to get back as fast as possible." B CHAPTER VIII. Meanwhile the other members of the party had been amusing themselves in various ways. Mr. Hunter and Mr. Ashford, with William and Edward, the eldest of the Hunter boys, had gone for a walk; and Mrs. Ashford and Mrs. Hunter were sitting under the shade of the cliffs, watching the younger ones of the party build sand castles for the waves to wash down. Helen and Katie, very glad of the opportunity of a quiet chat, had strolled along the sands, and at last seated themselves on a rock where they could see Agnes, George, and Flo, and watch the coming tide. "I am so glad, Katie, we were able to come to-day, it seems such an age since we have seen you, actually not since Agnes has been with us." "No. I don't know when we have been such a long time before without meeting. I suppose, it has been because papa and mamma were so long away in the spring, and unless they are at home we never go anywhere. Miss Owen does not like us to go about at all, except in the holidays." "I wish she were as nice as Miss Evans is, Katie." "Yes, I have often wished that; but it is no good to wish for things that can't be; she is very clever, and I suppose that is a great thing, but her temper is so bad, I sometimes think it gets worse and worse, instead of better." "It can't be worse than Agnes's, I should think," said Helen. "Ah, ...show more

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