Mrs. Sharp, by the Author of 'Shadrack'

Mrs. Sharp, by the Author of 'Shadrack'

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... not much matter. We must go and pack up. We are going your way, I suppose, aren't we, Mac? " " But I have to run." " Well, tell me first, then, what the good thing was that came to you just now?" While Jack knitted his brows again over his father's letter, Janet had turned, with a relieved mind, to the boy. " It was a bad thing. They had said at first, I could go back the music way, with the Joy boys." " The music? The forest seems to be full of it." " Yes. I come here for it, because I mayn't learn the piano. But I was to have gone all round by the depths, and to catch up with the forest spirits as they go to their music-hall. Perhaps you don't know about it. Nurse used to tell us. They say it's only a story; but it seems to come true when I'm in the forest." " And you had to come here instead? " " You see, it was the girls. Rose was tired, and she wanted Jennie, because they thought somebody might come, and Miss Dunn had to go home." "Miss Dunn?" " Yes. She brought the letter. And she'll be there. You'll find her.'" " Well, and you had the bore of coming to look for us? I am sorry." "But it got all jolly, you know; and I found lots of the Joyboys with their music." " What are the Joyboys? " " Oh! it all has to do with it." " Was it they who were singing about joy and love, or something, just before you came up?" " They were glad I had found you, and so was I; and the forest seems jollier here than anywhere." " I say, what made you think I was Clive?" said Jack, suddenly looking at Mac. " Oh, they said, somebody said, Miss Wynn was with her brother, and " " Well, you had better cut, hadn't you, if you are in a hurry? " " Do you live anywhere near? Could I come and see you?" Mac's great eyes seemed to be fascinated by Jack, as he asked the...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236666666
  • 9781236666666