Peggy Owen; A Story for Girls Volume 1920

Peggy Owen; A Story for Girls Volume 1920

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... "Indeed," answered he sneeringly. He bowed low with mock courtesy and left them. "Oh, mother, mother!" sobbed Peggy the tension relaxing so that she was able to weep. "My poor, poor Pilot!" "There, there, my daughter," soothed her mother. "Perhaps thy father can come home now, and he will put things to rights." "But Pilot "Peggy choked as she knelt once more by her dead pet. "Mistress Owen," spoke Robert Dale who had been a silent witness to the foregoing scene, "you should not stay here alone with that man. Let me, I beg of you, stay with you until your husband's return. You need a protector." "Thank thee, Robert," said she moved by his sincerity. "Tbou hast a kind heart. Thou hast already proven a friend in many ways. It would be better, I know, to have thee with us. If thy uncle then will not object I would welcome thee." "I will go at once to my uncle, and talk it over with him," said the lad. "And send Kitty to us, Robert," said the lady. "Peggy will need her. Now give o'er, child. 'Twill do no good to grieve." "Oh, I must! I must, mother! How can I ever speak to him again?" "There! cry, Peggy. 'Twill relieve thy woe. After a little we will consider the matter. But we must not be intemperate even in grief. Come, my child." CHAPTER XX TO HELP OUR COUNTRY "The deeds of our fathers in times that are gone; Their virtues, their prowess, the fields they have won, Their struggles for freedom, the toils they endured, The rights and the blessings for us they procured."--Author Unknown. "Kitty is here, Mistress Owen," announced Robert Dale a little later. "Kitty and more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910257
  • 9781236910257