One Litle Rebel

One Litle Rebel

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...don't exactly know--" answered Sid, in a wavering tone, and then the wall paper and the glass cases began to move about in brisk circles that made his eyes ache, and his head too. Next the floor heaved under him like the steamer deck, and something seemed to hit him a rousing knock which took his breath away. Then came a queer feeling, as if he were falling, falling, and yet never coming to the ground. He wished he could. Dreading the final thump with which he should land was worse than getting it. It must be very near, surely! But just about that time Sid's tired little brain rested. "Bless me!" cried Miss Consider. "I knew that child had been abused." She flung Squire Dill's new coat nimbly away. Not on the floor by any means, however. Miss Consider never got too wildly excited not to remember what a very dusty world this is. The coat landed safely on one of the show cases, and Miss Consider's eyes quietly assured themselves of the fact even while she darted at Sid, who lay with his head dangerously near the stove. Miss Consider caught him up energetically, plumped him down on a lounge, and opening a three cornered cupboard took from it two tall bottles and a little bag. She twisted out both corks, and deluged Sid's head with camphor, while she held ammonia to his poor nose. He sneezed at once. Miss Consider looked grimly satisfied at that, and replaced the ammonia stopper. Then she took a feather from the little green bag, and, setting it on fire at the candle, waved it before Sid's face. At which he opened his eyes, and gave a very disgusted exclamation. "Ugh, ugh!" he said," take it away, please." "He's come to," said Miss Consider, with a relieved sigh. "Now you lie...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571630
  • 9781236571632