Two Little Lives

Two Little Lives

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... dear, there is no apology needed; and I daresay it will suit you very well to be a nursemaid, only there was no good in telling a story about it." As good fortune would have it, Nelly, who was walking a little in advance of the others, did not hear this reply, or another quarrel would have resulted. "We must hasten on," Florence said, joining her and walking quickly; "mother will be waiting tea for us, she is going out to-night. I'm sorry, Nelly," she continued, " I was obliged to let Fanny know that I intend to take a situation; but not to have done so wouldn't have been straightforward, and she must know about it in the end, so I don't see it matters so much." "Whether it matters or not, it is done now," Nelly answered sulkily. "I expect I shall never hear the end of it." And Florence, seeing she was very cross, and in no mood to be reasonable, gave up, after another attempt or two, her efforts at conciliation, and both remained silent until they reached home. CHAPTER X. FLORENCE MAKES A NEW FRIEND. "By their fruits ye shall know them." Matt. vii. 20. flLORENCE WEST'S sturdy defence of the absent Mary Ash had afterwards, though it seemed almost to fail at the time, the effect of raising up friends for her in the class, and Fanny soon found she would have to be civil outwardly, whatever she might think of her. It had also another effect, it convinced Louisa once for all, that, as she herself would have expressed it, Florence's religion was a real thing. Without troubling herself to reason much on the matter, she came to the correct conclusion that a belief which not only enabled her schoolfellow to admire good, but also gave her the strength to practise it, was a thing worth...
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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624378
  • 9781236624376