Patchwork

Patchwork : A Story of the Plain People

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The gorgeous sunshine of a perfect June morning invited to the great outdoors. Exquisite perfume from myriad blossoms tempted lovers of nature to get away from cramped, man-made buildings, out under the blue roof of heaven, and revel in the lavish splendor of the day. This call of the Junetide came loudly and insistently to a little girl as she sat in the sitting-room of a prosperous farmhouse in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and sewed gaily-colored pieces of red and green calico into patchwork. "Ach, my!" she sighed, with all the dreariness which a ten-year-old is capable of feeling, "why must I patch when it's so nice out? I just ain't goin' to sew no more to-day!" She rose, folded her work and laid it in her plaited rush sewing-basket. Then she stood for a moment, irresolute, and listened to the sounds issuing from the next room. She could hear her Aunt Maria bustle about the big kitchen. "Ach, I ain't afraid!"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.62mm | 254.01g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1499242727
  • 9781499242720

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253 ratings
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5 42% (105)
4 25% (63)
3 21% (54)
2 9% (22)
1 4% (9)
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