The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge Or, the Hermit of Moonlight Falls

The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge Or, the Hermit of Moonlight Falls

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Excerpt: ...in Betty's ear, "I expect they will try to climb into the cars next. What ever are we going to do?" "Sh," cautioned Amy fearfully, as some of the flock, attracted by the noise in the bushes, turned their heads in the direction of it. "Suppose they should come in here?" "Well, they are not lions, you goose," said Mollie, coming out of the trance into which surprise had thrown her. "They are only sheep, and they couldn't hurt you if they tried." "Not unless they stampeded," said Betty quietly. "In that case I wouldn't care to be in the way." "But we can't stay here all night," Mollie protested impatiently. "Held up by a lot of silly old sheep," added Grace, still more uncomfortably conscious of a growing appetite. "It must be almost two o'clock," added Amy with a sigh. "Yes, if things keep on this way it will be night before we reach the lodge," said Mollie, adding with decision, "I vote that we get some sticks and stones and scat 'em out of the way." "I think I have a better suggestion than that," put in Mrs. Irving, speaking for the first time. "I think we had better wait for a short time before we do anything. The sheep will probably get tired in a little while and wander off of their own accord." "Oh, all right," said Mollie, with rather bad grace as she seated herself on a convenient rock. "But all the time we are waiting for them to be tired, we will be getting tired ourselves and, goodness, Mrs. Irving, I'm being starved to death." At the desperation in her tones the girls had to laugh, though they were as reluctant to sit with folded hands and wait as she was. Still, Mrs. Irving was their chaperon and probably knew best. So with admirable resignation they disposed themselves beside Mollie on the big rock and settled down to watch for developments. But after waiting for an everlasting five minutes they decided that there were to be no developments. The foolish sheep continued to circle lazily about the cars, nibbling now and then upon the...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236714423
  • 9781236714428

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