Playroom Stories, Or, How to Make Peace

Playroom Stories, Or, How to Make Peace

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...who had a point to gain, controlled her temper. "I should like, before we set out, to make one or two little preparations, dear So-Fat," she said. "In a great undertaking like this, we should not act with too much haste. A good sleep to-night, I should say, and the greater part of to-morrow." "Well, well; as you please," interrupted So-Fat, who was, indeed, rather sleepy himself. "And what should you say to an extra meal?" "Certainly!" answered Mew-Mew. "Leave that to me." "Then we start to-morrow," said So-Fat. "To-morrow, at dusk," replied Mew-Mew. "Agreed!" said So-Fat. Then they curled themselves up side by side upon their rug, and were both asleep in five minutes. It all went next day as they had proposed. They slept throughout the morning, only rousing themselves to take their breakfasts. In the afternoon So-Fat went to take a farewell walk round the farm-yard, and Mew-Mew busied herself in stealing a roast chicken out of the larder, and conveying it to a safe place in the dust-bin; then she set to work, and washed herself all over till she was as white as snow, and by dusk she was quite ready to set out. She met So-Fat by appointment at the dust-bin, where they ate the fowl between them to the last bone, and then, though they felt a little heavy after their meal, and not quite so ready for a walk as they had expected to be, they made their way to the gate of the farm, and stepped out into the road. "Now we've done it!" said So-Fat, as they found themselves fairly in the highway. "Yes, we've done it," answered Mew-Mew, rather falteringly, not finding herself quite so comfortable either in mind or in body as she could have wished....show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598423
  • 9781236598424