Little Bessie, the Careless Girl

Little Bessie, the Careless Girl

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Bessie was the only child of a poor widow. The mother and daughter lived alone together in a small house, about half a mile from Nelly's home. Bessie's father died when she was quite young, so young that she did not remember him. There was a portrait of him, which her mother kept in her top bureau drawer in her own room. Occasionally the little girl was allowed to look at it. It made her feel very sad to do so, and the tears rose in her eyes whenever she thought of what her mother must have suffered in so great a loss. In the hard task which fell to that mother of supporting herself and her child, she did not murmur. Before her husband's death, she had lived in very comfortable circumstances, but this did not unfit her to work for her living more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.06mm | 154.22g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508647887
  • 9781508647881

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