My Brother Paul

My Brother Paul

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...we were so peaceful and glad, and so happy together, that I look back to it as to some great joy. Paul sang his hymn over again after tea, and mother told us stories of the days when she was young; and Joe had wonderful adventures among the ice to tell, to which we all listened eagerly, little Paul with clasped hands and wide blue eyes; and then before Jenny went mother said should she read us a chapter from the Bible, and father said he did not mind if she did; and that was the first time I remember that we all heard God's Word read as we sat together by our own fire. There were great things happened presently, as you will hear, and I remember them too, but not more clearly nor more often than I recall this quiet Sunday evening by the furze fire. CHAPTER IX. FATHERS' Trouble. HERE are you going, Joe?" asked father, one afternoon of the week that followed that Sunday. "Nowheres in particular," replied Joe, handling the rim of his sou'-wester, and looking a little awkward. "I suppose 'nowheres in particular' is likely to end at Aunt Rhoda's, eh, lad?" said father, laughing; "but bide a bit; Jenny must look out for thee a little longer than usual to-day, for I must have a talk with you and mother now the boys are out of the way." Now, though Zack was at sea in his boat, I was sitting in a corner hidden by Paul's bed, and was busy making a lobster-pot. I wanted veiy much to hear what father was going to say, but it didn't seem quite right to sit there and listen when he thought I was away; so I gave a little cough, that made Joe look towards me and point me out to father. "Can you keep a secret, Sam, my son?" said father. "Only you try me, father," I answered, drawing myself up to more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784677
  • 9781236784674