Janet Cameron

Janet Cameron

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... come in and see it, and he thought his cousins might come too. Margaret and Janet were too much delighted at the thought of the wild beasts to remember that it was the class evening, and Jem, proud to find his scheme so much approved, went on to detail the various animals he had seen advertised on the outside of the van. He was speculating on the probable size of the royal tiger when Archie appeared, having, it seemed, already heard of the show, and entering warmly into Jem's scheme for going in to see it. Jem, if he must go and look after his bullocks, could go first, and Archie could come in and meet him. By this time Margaret and Janet had thought of the class; they both felt disappointed and vexed; even Margaret looked blank at the thought of giving up the show. "But," Janet whispered, "we might go after." "After!" said Margaret, "oh, no; that would be too late; it is nine before we come out; oh, how unlucky." "We must go," Janet exclaimed. "I never saw even a camel, and there is a camel that kneels down. We might miss this once; girls often miss." But Margaret looked hopeless; who could ask Alice? No one offered, till Archie said: "If it's asking mother, and you girls care to go, why, of course, I can ask. How do you know she will mind, Madge? the class is every week; besides you might be in before the lecture begins, and Jem and I could stay a bit longer. Janet would like to ride the camel, and so would you, Madge, if you could pluck up courage." It was then agreed that Archie should ask his mother, and that Jem should be at the cross at seven o'clock looking out for them. Archie would come at all events, and the other two, if possible. Jem, always rather shy...
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809602
  • 9781236809605