Holiday Stories for Young People

Holiday Stories for Young People

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"[...] All this, I think, made mother perfectly set against our ever borrowing so much as a slatepencil or a pin. We were always to use our own things or go without. I never had a sister, but cousins often spent months at the house, and were in and out of my room in the freest way, forever bringing me their gloves to mend or their ties to clean, as cousins will. "Never borrow," said my mother. "Buy, or give away, or do without, but be beholden to nobody for a loan." Another rule for little housekeepers is to wash their hands and faces and have their hair in the nicest order before they begin to cook. The nails should be cleaned and the toilet attended to as carefully as if the girl were[...]".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 268g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507675437
  • 9781507675434