Shenac's Work at Home, by the Author of 'Christie Redfern's Troubles'

Shenac's Work at Home, by the Author of 'Christie Redfern's Troubles'

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...and I was sorry as soon as I said it." "You need not be. He thought none the worse of you after the first anger. But, Shenac, my father is not so hard as folk think. I do believe he is less glad for the money than he is for Allister and you all. If Evan would only come home! My father has so set his heart on Evan." Though Shenac took the matter quietly as far as the rest of the world was concerned, she "emptied her heart" to Hamish. To him she confessed she had grown a little doubtful of Allister. "But, Hamish, I shall never doubt or be discouraged again. If Allister only comes safe home to my mother and to us all, I shall be content. We are too young, Hamish. It does not harm you, I know; but as for me, I am getting as hard as a stone, and as cross as two sticks. I shall be glad when the time comes that I can do as I am bidden again." Hamish laughed. "Are you hard, Shenac, and cross? Well, maybe just a little sometimes. I am not afraid for you, though; it will all come right, I think, in the end. But I am glad Allister is coming home, and more glad for your sake than for all the rest." CHAPTER XII. A BETTER AT LA T fr T is May-day again, --not so bright as the May-day two years ago, when Hamish and Shenac sat so drearily watching Angus Dhu's fence-building. They are sitting on the same spot now, and the children are under the big willow, sailing boats as they did on that day--all but Dan. You could not make him believe that he had done such a foolish thing as that two years ago. Two years! It might be ten, for the difference they have made in Dan. He only came back from the Grand River two days ago, and Shenac has not ceased wondering and laughing at the change in him. It is not merely more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505557
  • 9781236505552