The Rollo Series; Rollo Learning to Read Volume 2

The Rollo Series; Rollo Learning to Read Volume 2

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... he went along a little further, and by this time he began to be very hungry, aad presently, he saw a very small thing lying on the table, and he walked up to it, and began to feel of it with his long proboscis, and found it tasted very sweet and good. It was a little piece of a sugar-dog, which a boy had dropped there, and he said, " Oh, yes, yes, yes, this is very good to eat." Thus at last the little fly found iotne breakfast AKING U R )llo's father was a very kind fafiier He took very good care of his little boy. He had a little trundle-bed made for him to sleep in, and good warm clothes for him to wear, and besides he would very often talk to him very kindly and pleasantly. Once Rollo's mother took cold and became sick. Her sickness increased for several days, until at last it became ne cessary for her to have a nurse come and take care of her. That night Rollo was put to bed in another chamber, and his father came to hear him say his prayers and to bid him good night. He put his cheek down to Rollo's, and they both prayed, first one and then the other, that God would take care of them both, and forgive their sins, 9 and give them good and holy hearts avi prepare them for heaven. Just before his father went away, he said, " Hollo, I am going to steep here with you to-night." " Are you V9 said Hollo. " Yes; the nurse is going to take care of mother, and in an hour or two, I shall come here and go to bed. Now when the morning comes, if you will pull me, and wake me up, I will tell you a little story." " Well," said Rollo, " I will." Then his father took up the light to go away. Rollo did not want to have the light taken away, and he said, " Father, are you going to carry away the light V9 -Yes, --would 'n't you?" said his father. - No...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236658485
  • 9781236658487