'Nothing to Nobody', by Brenda

'Nothing to Nobody', by Brenda

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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: ...see I know all about it--never mind how. It wouldn't have been half such a beautiful little story if you had told." She laid her soft hand gently on Daddy's shoulder as she spoke, her lips moved in earnest prayer to God for her for one moment, and then Daddy went, feeling very happy because so relieved, and wondering how Barbara could possibly have got to know about the whole affair. It certainly did seem very puzzling, but this was how it all was--Miss Jane Russel, Barbara's sister, was in Mr Martin's shop at the same time Daddy was, and heard and saw everything that happened. She had seen poor Daddy at school, and heard all about her from Barbara, and was much interested in her like the rest. She went home and told her sister she had seen Daddy in the poulterer's shop, and what had happened about the chicken. Then in the evening Mr Micheal had brought home the boots Miss Barbara had given him to patch, and they had a long talk about Daddy. The cobbler told her of Daddy's having gone to do the errand for Maria, Maria having told him, and in this way you can understand how the whole story had come out. (J/: '. gj-A: v.;v" '.' '.' '' CHAPTER V. THE DRUMMER-BOY'S JACKET. fHERE are some people in this world who take a very gloomy view of life, and are always croaking over its weariness, and its hardships, and its disappointments, and seldom touch on its other side--its unutterable beauties, its deep joys, and its wonderful surprises! They keep a most accurate account of all the tears they shed, but in their account-book they forget to put down the smiles as well. Now this is not fair; for it seems to me, as far as I have yet gone in life, that its joys and sorrows are very evenly balanced, and that if there is a tear...
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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236977297
  • 9781236977298