Home Dramas for Young People

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...as cream to my liking, Margery, love. Marg. That's well. I'm thinking, Robin, how it's forty good years, come Holantide next, we've been this ways, we two, taking our bit and sup together, and not a cross word or look ever came betwix' us. Robin. Not one; no, nor the shadow of the like. Thanks to you, Margery, and myself, too, that had the luck to get such a wife. Praise be to God for it! Vfarg. Why then, Robin, I wonder now is there many score of the great folk in the county, let alone the kingdom, who could say as much? Robin. Any way there's our own master and mistress above at the castle might say as much for themselves, was they as good an age as we two, Margery. I don't doubt but they're as happy in the castle as we in the cabin; but it's not always so. Marg. Well, they desarve it, for it's they that are good to the poor and kind to all, to my knowledge; and I never go to sleep without remembering them next to yourself, Robin, in my prayers. The housekeeper, too, she shall have my good word in heaven, was it only for the cure for the asthma she gave you, Robin, though it did you no good, my poor man. Robin. But that was no fau't of hers; sure it was the same bottle she took herself, God bless her! and the childer too. Well, aren't they fine childer, and good childer? Ilfarg. No better ever lighted up the mother's eyes. Robin. Sorrow better! the mother might well be proud of 'em. _Marg. Even the little cratur itself, Master Jos. See yonder in the corner all the chips he gathered for me to make us a bright blaze at night, Robin; and Miss Bess, too, who had the thought to pull all them rushes for the candles for us; and Master Caesar! aye, that's...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842898
  • 9781236842893