Lady Rose, by Crona Temple

Lady Rose, by Crona Temple

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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. 1879* edition. Excerpt: ...she added; 'and we will speak gently of him, and try to learn those good lessons better ourselves; for it is well to be loving, humble, industrious, and content.'" CHAPTER IX. THE COAST-GUARD'S BEAT. Jhat is charming!" said Rose, looking up brightly, as Miss Deward ceased talking. "I always did like fables, they are so easy; and it is funny to fancy the animals and birds and fishes being able to talk; and the meaning of that story is just what the anemone said, 'It is good to be humble and loving and busy and contented.'" "Oh, dear! what is that?" exclaimed Lettice, as a long river of sand fell down the face of the low cliff beneath where they were sitting. "Oh dear!" echoed Rose, as three or four pebbles followed the sand, and came clattering down from the top of the rock. "Who is there?" demanded Miss Deward, jumping up. At first she could see no one, but the next moment a tall, heavy-looking old man looked over the edge of the cliff. B "I beg yer pardon, ladies!" he said, lifting his glazed sailor's hat from his iron-grey locks. "I was lying here, just above yez, when ye sat yourselves down, and whiles the story was atelling I just lay on--meaning no offence at all, I crave yer pardon! But when I was a lifting up myself to be gone them stones and shingly stuff slided away from under my feet; and sure it's condemned for bad manners I be entirely!" Lettice looked darkly at the intruder; her Indian days had not made her feel or think very kindly about her inferiors, and she resented what appeared to her to be an impertinence. Rose seemed frightened still; Miss Deward began to laugh. "You startled us a little, that is all," she said. "But what were you doing up...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508548
  • 9781236508546