Japhet in Search of a Father

Japhet in Search of a Father

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"[...]Timothy was no favourite, because he had such a good appetite; and it appeared that I was not very likely to stand well in her good opinion, for I also ate a great deal, and every extra mouthful I took I sank in her estimation, till I was nearly at the zero, where Timothy had long been for the same offence; but Mr Cophagus would not allow her to stint him, saying, "Little boys must eat-or won't grow-and so on." I soon found out that we were not only well fed, but in every other point well treated, and I was very comfortable and happy. Mr Brookes instructed me in the art of labelling and tying up, and in a very short time I was very expert; and as Timothy predicted, the rudiments were once more handed over to him. Mr Cophagus supplied me with good clothes, but never gave me any pocket-money, and Timothy and I often lamented that we[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 374 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.27mm | 517.09g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507677154
  • 9781507677155

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