Western Border Life, Or, What Fanny Hunter Saw and Heard in Kanzas [Sic] and Missouri

Western Border Life, Or, What Fanny Hunter Saw and Heard in Kanzas [Sic] and Missouri

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...to Miss Fanny, dar, an' young massa? Lors, Miss Fanny's cheeks look jes like my June roses when de dew 's off 'Pears like libin on de prairie 'grees wid her de bes' kind. Mass' Harry come in to see ole Phebe, too! Great honor dese days. Hope you are well, massa?" "Very well, Aunt Phebe," said the young man, advancing to shake hands. "I stopped a moment to say good-by. I leave early to-morrow morning." " Dar, now, dat ain't de best news in the world. What ob de country. Mighty dull up here for town folks, dey say, any how; but 'pears like Mass' Harry got along mighty pleasant wid us all." " I am very sorry to go," said the young man. " I have found it any thing but dull up here." He spoke in a tone, the sincerity of which it was impossible to doubt. "You like it den? Dat curis, now. Miss Fanny she like it, too. Come here todder night, tellin' how happy she were, but, lors! Mass' Harry, it don't take much to make Miss Fanny pleased. She carry a little heaben ob her own wid her, whareber she go. Dere now, Miss Fanny, need n't shake yer head 'bout it. Must tell do truth, leastways." " Go on, Aunt Phebe," said Mr. Chester, laughing. " Miss Fanny's testimony can't be received in the present case. It has no weight." " Dar 's odders 'sides ole Phebe tinks dat way," said the old woman, slyly. " Mr. Tom Walton mighty fond o' huntin' dese times, and dem Turner boys gets heaps ob holidays." "Come, children, we must go directly," said Fanny, " or we shall lose our supper. Mr. Chester, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236914198
  • 9781236914194