MIS' Beauty

MIS' Beauty

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...de Lawd's good 'nough to shet de door of Heaven in Mis' Beauty's face, an' sen' her home instead, like he done done! Come out on de po'ch, whar we kin git de fust glimmer of her!" The children scampered for the porch, while Ole Mis' and Cookie hurried upstairs to see that everything was in readiness for the invalid. The pretty rose-bowered room had been waiting for weeks, and they had hardly turned from giving the few final touches when a step sounded on the stair, and in another instant Dr. Stuyvesant walked into the room, carefully carrying the slender figure of Mis' Beauty in his strong arms. "Hello, Dear-dear! Hello, Cookie!" called Mis' Beauty gayly, sending her most Winsome smile to both. "How lovely it is to be home again," she said gratefully, as the doctor placed her gently in an armchair piled with cushions. "Comfortable?" he asked. "VVhy, that chair's a regular throne for the little princess," he added, as she looked her thanks. "Yes, very comfortable. And now I'm going to rule, instead of being ruled as I have been for two whole months!" rejoined Mis' Beauty, smiling at her mother with her old arch expression which made Mrs. Lee's heart thrill as she left them to telephone to Mr. Lee. "I only wish I might attend the court of such a ruler always--as a faithful knight," Dr. Stuyvesant replied jestingly, but with such a serious expression in his eyes as he looked at her that Mis' Beauty blushed. "And whither away then, good knight?" she asked gayly. "Back to the battlefield of life; to New York in plain English, and I don't want to go one...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236917723
  • 9781236917720