A Little Girl's Visit to a Country Garden (Classic Reprint)

A Little Girl's Visit to a Country Garden (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Little Girl's Visit to a Country Garden You have said a great deal, Madam Carnation, said London Pride, and we think you have made out a good case; but we inust hear all. I must say a word, my old friends, said a. Very popular flower, a sturdy \vallflowcr, in the beauty of a bright old age. If you will have a new Queen, what do you think of an honest, plain flower like me? I was well known and well liked before half these painted strangers had ever been seen in England. Iam nursed by the peasant in his cottage, and by the poor workman in his humble garret. I cheer the prisoner in his cell, and adorn the parterre of the palace. I wave my dark blossoms on the walls of many a grand city in ruins, on the holy mountains of Palestine, and in the bright gardens of heathen Persia. The smoke of the city never flfil'tmls me, and I give my sweets as freely to the poor as to the rich. If you think as I do, you will at once choose me for your Queen. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243318162
  • 9780243318162