Whilomville Stories

Whilomville Stories

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"[...] "Naw," said the Phelps boy, with dignity. "Anyhow, I've had m' hair cut afore." When he appeared to them looking very soldierly with his cropped little head, there was a tumult over the chair. The Margate twins howled; Jimmie Trescott was kicking them on the shins. It was a fight. But the twins could not prevail, being the smallest of all the children. The queen herself took the chair, and ordered Neeltje as if he were a lady's-maid. To the floor there fell proud ringlets, blazing even there in their humiliation with a full fine bronze light. Then Jimmie Trescott, then Ella Earl (two long ash-colored plaits), then a Phelps girl, then another Phelps girl; and so on from head to head. The ceremony received unexpected check when the turn came to Dan Earl. This lad, usually docile to any rein, had suddenly grown mulishly obstinate. No, he[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507537212
  • 9781507537213

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