The House That Grew

The House That Grew

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"[...]Oh, papa! anything but that! I'll work-I'll do anything to make money, so long as we don't have to do that. Our old, old home!' He could not say any more, and turned away his head. 'It has not come to that yet, my boy, ' said papa, after a moment or two's silence. 'Let us keep up heart in the meantime, and hope for the best.' Then he went on to tell us some of the plans he and mamma had already begun to make-about our going to live in some little house at Kirke, where we should not feel so strange as farther away, though there were objections to this too, -anything at all nice in the shape of even a tiny house there would be dear, as the neighbourhood was much sought after by visitors in winter as well as in summer. For it was considered so very healthy for delicate people; the air was always clear and dry, and the scent of the pine woods so strengthening. Papa, [...]."
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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.59mm | 195.04g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507525893
  • 9781507525890