Messrs. Vanderput and Snoek. the Loom and the Lugger. in Two Parts Volume 6

Messrs. Vanderput and Snoek. the Loom and the Lugger. in Two Parts Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...of the class which Matilda had collected around her, and whom she was now engaged in examining. "Think of your running away yourself!" muttered Pim to his daughter. "Why could not you have sent the dame? There would have been no harm in her knowing where I was." "She would hardly have hobbled there and back before dinner," replied Rebecca. "We have been very quick, and the ladies can't have got far." They had got far enough to see that though the children had (in their own phrase) " got into the Bible," they had not (to use their master's) "got through it" with the understanding, whether or not they had with the tongue. The children Matilda was conversing with were all between ten and fifteen years of age, and therefore capable of giving intelligent answers about the patriarchal tale they had been reading, if about any part of the Bible whatever. "What did they do next," she asked, "after determining where they should settle?" They pitched their tents before it grew dark.""Do you know how a tent is pitched?" "Yes, my lady; it is daubed all over with tar." Uriah Faa, well-informed on this matter, set the mistake right. "When they saluted each other, what did they do? What is it to salute "They scolded each other right well.""If they had wished to scold one another, there would hardly have been such handsome presents given;--so many sheep and oxen, and asses and camels. What is a camel 1" "A sow." "But they had been angry with one another," observed a child. "Yes; but they were now going to be friends, though they thought each other in fault. Should we be sorry or angry when others are in fault...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585771
  • 9781236585776