A Spring Cleaning; And Other Stories ...

A Spring Cleaning; And Other Stories ...

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...BLOCK " 'IS quoite a sthranger ye are," exclaimed T Mrs. McSweeney, as she placed a chair in front of the fire for Mrs. Tacitus. "And where have you been this long time? " " I had no girl," replied Mrs. Tacitus, as she took her seat and noticed that Mrs. McSweeney's slipper had a hole in the toe. "Have you been keeping well? " " Faith! I'm as happy as a new-made polaceman. Since me reconciliation wid Mrs. Moloney I fale that the sunshine of pace and thranquility is castin' its blessed shade upon me, and removin' from me path the avilanches of doubt and inmity in which I used to be steeped. I'm a new woman. " I don't wish you to undhershtand from that, that I've forgotten phwat's due to me sects. Glo1y be to Providence I know me place. Women who want to be min may thry to revolutionize the and turn the sexes upside down, but they will get ' no help from me. Whin I say I'm a new woman, I mane 'that me bosom has evicted the falins' of acrimoniousness that used to dwell therein, and has become the tiniment of pace and thranquility, and is swellin' wid love and affection to that extent that me corset won't meet on me. The more I come to know Mrs. Moloney, the more thankful I am to the little darlint wid the chubby legs, that was the manes of bringin' us together, and the greater is me falin' of contimptousness fur that degraded craythur, Mrs. O'Reilly. " A thrue frind is loike a beacon foire, that blazes the brightest on the darkest noight. A false frind is loike a rush-light on a stick, whose flame is extinguished wid the first pufi of wind. The threachery of a false frind is...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753615
  • 9781236753618