A Six-Years' Darling, or Trix in Town, by Ismay Thorn

A Six-Years' Darling, or Trix in Town, by Ismay Thorn

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... my part, I am very content as I am, and don't wish to change my condition for better or worse; and you never know what may happen." Trix had just begun to make up her mind that they would never get there, when the cab stopped, the door was opened, and a big man in a funny dress--" not exactly a policeman nor a footman, but a sort of both," she told her Aunt later--lifted her out, and then Pussie and Nurse came bundling after them. Then Nurse had a long argument with the cabman about sixpence, while Trix and Pussie stood by, being pushed to and fro by the number of people that came and went up and down Westbourne Grove. At last the difficulty was settled, and a few compliments of a negative kind having passed between Nurse and the cabman, the children went into the shop with Nurse, and the cab slowly drove away. "Does Mr. Whiteley live here?" asked Trix; but Nurse was too busy to attend to her. "Now, let me see," she said, standing in the middle of the passage and reading her list as she blocked up the way. "Bless me! How that man has flurried me! Impudent fellow! The idea! Well, I've quite lost my breath. Where do I want to go to? I'll tell you in a minute, sir, as soon as I get breath enough to speak. Oh! dear me! It is hot! Well, I want to go to the boot department." "Upstairs on the left," was the direction instantly given, and Trix thought how kind it was of that gentleman to stand there and tell the people which way to go. Away went Nurse, driving the children before her that she might be quite sure they were safe, and only stopping half a dozen times on the way to examine the tempting things that hung all round her. Then Pussie tried on a great many pairs of boots, for Nurse was rather...
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236500423
  • 9781236500427