Sweet Home. Homeless. at Home. Some Bodies' Homes

Sweet Home. Homeless. at Home. Some Bodies' Homes

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...then, and wrote two letters. One of them was to ask a favour from a friend for Edward Blair, promising to stand surety for the boy himself, if it were granted. The other was a longer one, and less business-like, to Miss Evelyn, half laughing at her good-humouredly, in the first place, for making so much fuss over her new pet, as he called Edward. But then the letter went on to tell the attempt he was now making on. the boy's behalf, to please her. And altogether the letter gave great pleasure. "How glad I am that I wrote to Uncle George," said Evelyn, as she sat under the beech tree with her mother, reading it. "And how good he is to take all this trouble." "Yes," agreed her mother, with a gentle sigh of pride and pleasure in her brother. "It is just like him. In spite of his busy life, he always appears to have time to do a kindness for others. I shall have no fear for little Blair if your Uncle George takes him up." "Bow-wow, bow-wow," shouted Trust just at this identical minute from his kennel, as if he felt that he had won the right to put in his word, when there was any talk going on about Teddy. But his words had really A GOOD BROTHER, nothing to do-with Mrs. Hawthorne's in the present instance. They were meant for his young mistress, as a reminder that his water tin was empty, and that he could see the big jug with which she had gone to fetch him a fresh supply just as the postman came, still standing full by her side, and forgotten! Meantime Teddy lay spending his dinner-hour in the fields with Dolly's cat beside him, enjoying pleasant dreams, and building castles in the air of all that the future, the wonderful future, was to bring into his hitherto troubled life. "I say, I...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492684
  • 9781236492685