Mother Meg

Mother Meg

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Excerpt: ... borne unmistakable cries of some child, either in great fear or pain. "Jem!" said Meg again in a frightened whisper, "which house did you say Dickie used to live in?" "D'ye mean Dickie's attic?" "Yes; where we went," said Meg, with her teeth chattering. "Get into bed!" he implored. "Meg, you'll catch your death o' cold, my dear. I'll stay and listen here, if it 'ull do any good." Meg retreated, and Jem gazed out into the dimness. Still he could hear what had so affected Meg, and as he looked, and his eyes became accustomed to the moonlight, which could not shine down into the depths of the courtyard below, but still shed a hazy light on it all, he began to see which-were-which of the houses behind; and could traceshow more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236734297
  • 9781236734297