St. Nicholas Volume 6

St. Nicholas Volume 6

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...Latin, as they stood at last in the open night. " And to everything else that is good for anything. And this is the W8)' to go home, --Sally will be glad to see us, --I suspect she 's sitting up for us still." " Do you remember," asked johnny, " the story when Saul went to see the witch of Enclor? It seems 'as if we had been there, too! " CHAPTER V. CHANGES. IT happens now and then in life that small cirFllmstances link themselves on to great ones, and In thislway become important, when otherwise tshey nnght pass out of mind and be forgotten. uch was the case with that day's naughtiness. Eyebnght remembered it always, and never witholpt a sharp prick of pain, because of certain things t at followed soon afterward, and of which I must tell you in this chapter. SeM"ss IFitch's winter term opened on the 15th Of b p_em )er. Theboys and girls were not sorry to Qgm school, I thmk. They had "played them selves out " during the long vacation, and it was rather a pleasant change now to return to lessons and regular hours. Everything seemed new and interesting after three months' absence, the schoolhouse, the Green, all the cubby-holes and hidingplaces, just as shabby playthings laid aside for a while come out looking quite fresh, and do not seem like old ones at all. There was the beautiful autumn weather beside, making each moment of liberty doubly delightful. Day after day, week after week, this perfect weather lasted, till it seemed as though the skies had forgotten the trick of raining, or how to be of any color except clear, dazzling blue. The wind blew softly and made lovely little noises in the boughs, but there was a cool edge to its softness now which added to...show more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773535
  • 9781236773531