St. Nicholas Volume 7, PT. 1

St. Nicholas Volume 7, PT. 1

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...if she had n't been a kind of pet." "Then, too," said Bi, "she's wonderfully good for stray dogs." "Guess that dog does n't think so. I wish Bill Young had seen him fly. Come, Patty, the Lady is at the bars. The rest are half-way to the barn. Patty was a brisk walker, and they soon caught up with the others; but nothing more happened until they reached the barn-yard. The sun was down, it would soon be dark, and all those cows were to be milked. Ann and one of the hired men were waiting to attend to the business, and there, too, were Roxy, and Susie, and Chub. "I wont milk, Susie," said Roxy. "I 'll stand with ou and show you how they do it." "Do you ever milk the cows?" "Oh, l milked one, once, but I did n't get any milk." "Not a bit, did n't you?" "No, not a bit. Ann said it was because that cow 'd been milked." "Does she know all about cows?" "Guess she does. She's milking our Lady Washington, now. That's the biggest milk-pail we've got." "Aunt Keziah said we were to have all we wanted, when they brought it in." "Just as much as we can drink. You don't have any cows, do you?" "No, but the milkman comes." '1 Does he bring it in a pail?" (To bee, "No, in a wagon. He comes early in the mornning, before we 're up." "Is it real milk?" "Yes, father says so. That is, he said he guessed there was milk in it." "Ours is real milk; 'cause we've got the real cows. They 're all real." So they were, but the hired man was trying to get Patty to stand still for him, just then, and was not succeeding any too well. At last the brindled heifer quieted her angry mind a little, more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490223
  • 9781236490223