The Little Flower Seekers

The Little Flower Seekers

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ... of danger. I am the wind flower, and I delight in storms. The soul of the young girl is ready to endure a storm; that is what she meant. As for Wallflower, she can tell her own story." "I was once a human being," said the Wallflower. "I was a lovely maiden, and people were not kind to me. There was somebody who loved me, and wanted to take me away and make me happy. We had to climb over a garden wall, and I slipped and fell back and was killed. The spirit of the flowers passed as I lay dying, and she changed me into a flower. Now I am known as the Wallflower. It is easy to see why the maiden put me in her nosegay. She, too, is unkindly treated; and the artist wants to take her away and make her happy. The master of the Gable House is her uncle; and he is cruel to her, and he does not like the artist who is her friend. That is how it is. And the maiden will not leave the old man; because, though he is not kind, he is sick and needs her help." "And what about the Iris?" asked Daisy. "I am the Iris, and that is all that need be said," replied that blossom. "Everyone knows that I am a royal flower, and my presence in the nosegay means that those two young hearts will triumph, and be happy in the end." "That is very delightful to know," piped the Nightingale; and he was proceeding to make further remarks, when suddenly a bright light appeared in the sky, and there was a great sensation among the flowers, who cried out with delight that the Spirit was coming. Soon a little pearl car, shaped like a shell, appeared in the air, carrying a figure robed in white. The car descended quickly and rested beside the fountain. A beautiful woman stepped out of it. Her hair shone like pure...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908805
  • 9781236908803