The Prodigal Son Volume 2

The Prodigal Son Volume 2

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ..."Yes, dear," said Anna, and then the sunny stream of the child's laughter rippled through the room. "But now it's late, and good little girls must be as quiet as mice." "Yes, gran'ma"--in a breathless whisper. "This is to be your own little bedroom always, dearest, and grandma has made it nice, so that it may do for you when you grow up." "Yes, gran'ma"--another breathless whisper. "That is the wardrobe for your clothes, and this is your little chest of drawers, and that--up there on the wall--that is your mamma's guitar, and you will learn to play it some day." "Yes, gran'ma"--the whisper was growing a little weary. "The next room is the guestroom, and Uncle Magnus always sleeps there, except when there are strangers, so if you knock in the night he is sure to hear you." "Yes, gran'ma"--the whisper was getting slow and sleepy. "Grandma wants you to be sueh a good girl to Uncle Magnus. He loved your dear, sweet mother so much, oh so much, but he lost her----" "Same as Maggie's mother?"--there was a sudden burst of wakefulness. "Maggie's mother was only a sheep, darling." "Oh!" "But now God has given you to Uncle Magnus to make up to him for everything, so you must be as good as good to him." "Yes, gran'ma"--the whisper was becoming faint. "When you grow up to be a big, big girl, and grandma isn't here, you must love him and comfort him just the same as if he had been your own father." "Y--es, gran'ma----" "And if anybody ever comes and wants to take you away...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236785398
  • 9781236785398