Hurrish; A Study Volume 2

Hurrish; A Study Volume 2

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...she made a clutch at a bundle of clothes, and began making her toilette where she was, her skinny arms, bare to the shoulder, moving backwards and forwards actively as. she did so. Alley's singing had stopped instantly. Her terror of her tormentor was chronic, and never ceased entirely: she always had a feeling that Bridget might suddenly launch some unexpected missile at her--an incident not by any means, indeed, of unfrequent occurrence. Little Katty--her small garments still in a state of wild disorganisation--ran in from the other room and up to her, turning round to have some strings and buttons arranged. Alley knelt down on the floor to do so, thus bringing her face on a level with the child's. She was about to get up, her task finished, when Miss Katty--not a young lady generally prodigal of caresses--flung herself suddenly upon her, hanging on her neck like a round ripe plum, and rubbing her little warm red cheeks, as a kitten does, up and down the girl's pale satiny ones. Old Bridget, with a scowl, lifted her vulturc-like face, and glared savagely at the pair. She was about to growl out something, when the doorway darkened and Hurrish appeared, the two small boys trotting briskly in his wake. Breakfast that morning was quite a festivity! Hurrish had a string of fishes in his hands, which he proceeded to clean and prepare for broiling, taking down at the same time a large piece of bacon which hung over the chimney, and giving it to Alley to cut into slices for frying. She did so, and when the meal was ready waited upon them all, feeding Katty with a spoon, and settling a dispute between Clancy and Andy as to which was entitled to the last slice of bacon. Hurrish insisted, however, upon her sitting down and eating, heaping up a goodly...
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236553578
  • 9781236553577
  • 2,370,729