Little Tiz and Other Tales

Little Tiz and Other Tales

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...I ever meet a Royal Bengal, when I had an umbrella with me. They wanted me to stay to tea; but I said I had still to see my old friend, Joe Bickersteth, and get So I asked sweet cousin She sat down at the piano, and sang, " Home, sweet home," off by the evening train. Kate to sing me a song before I left. 'and "Will ye no come back again?" so sweetly, that, if I had'nt been Kate's own cousin, I should 'have been tempted to change my mind, and not go away at all. " Now," I said, " a parting kiss all round." Kate gave me a chase for her's; but I got it at last; and they all came out to the lobby to bid me good-bye. _ " N oo, laddie, do tak' care o' yoursel'."_ " Don't be afraid, Auntie dear. I won't go near the tigers without my umbrella. Good-bye l " it-i 'I 'I 1' I'-I 'I It was a cold, raw, gusty night, and I was glad when I reached the entrance leading to Joe Bicker-steth's lodgings. It was a dark passage, with a disagreeable smell, and a strong suspicion of rats. When I found the door, it was a little open, but "on the chain." I felt up and down the side till I found the bell; but the handle drew out loosely, and seemed to have no connection with any ringing apparatus inside. so long in coming, that I began to think Mrs. M'Crib, the landlady had forgotten about it. At last, a slipshod girl appeared with a large tray, but very little upon it--that little including a solitary egg, standing in one corner like a lighthouse. I knocked; but getting no reply, knocked more loudly. " Is that the milk?" cried a shrill voice from the kitchen at the other end...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123699311X
  • 9781236993113