Five Little Peppers and how They Grew (Google eBook)

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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1909 - Brothers and sisters - 427 pages
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A fatherless family, happy in spite of its impoverished condition, is befriended by a very rich gentleman.
  

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I'd like to know of a book about poor children in which a wealthy benefactor does not appear. Didn't Mr. Melendy read this to Mona Rush Randy and Oliver? Or some book parent to offspring? And the ... Read full review

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I had downloaded this old favorite some months ago, and decided to reread it as a light contrast to my other current read. While I did enjoy reading again about Polly and Ben and all, it was evident ... Read full review

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Page 8 - Ben, the oldest of the flock, were taking a " breathing spell " as their mother called it, which meant some quiet work suitable for the hour. All the " breathing spell " they could remember however, poor things ; for times were always hard with them now-a-days ; and since the father died, when Phronsie was a baby, Mrs. Pepper had had hard work to scrape together money enough to put bread into her children's mouths, and to pay the rent of the little brown house. But she had met life too bravely to...
Page 412 - There are few more fascinating phases of colonial history than that which tells the wanderings and adventures of the two judges who, because they sat in judgment over that royal criminal, Charles the First of England, were hunted out of England into hiding in New England, and there remained, a mystery and fugitives, in their celebrated cave in New Haven Colony. Marcia, the heroine, is a strong and delightful character, and the book easily takes high rank among the most effective and absorbing stories...
Page 7 - The little old kitchen had quieted down from the bustle and confusion of mid-day; and now, with its afternoon manners on, presented a holiday aspect, that as the principal room in the brown house, it was eminently proper it should have. "A Home View...
Page 412 - A Little Maid of Concord-town," "Five Little Peppers," etc. J2mo, doth, illustrated, $1.50 '"TTHERE are few more fascinating phases of -*" colonial history than that which tells the wanderings and adventures of the two judges who, because they sat in judgment over that royal criminal, Charles...
Page 374 - Oh, mamsie!" cried Polly, ignoring for a moment the delights of the finished shoe to fling her arms around her mother's neck and give her a good hug. "You're just the splendidest, goodest mamsie in all the world. And I'ma hateful, cross old bear, so I am I " she cried remorsefully, buttoning herself into her boots.
Page 31 - does your toe ache ? " At this, Joel screamed louder than ever ; and Polly was at her wit's end to know what to do ; for the boy's heart was almost broken. That he should have hurt Phronsie ! the baby, and pet of the whole house, upon whom all their hearts centered — it was too much. So for the next few moments, Polly had all she could do by way of comforting and consoling him. Just as she had succeeded, the door opened, and Grandma Bascom walked in.
Page 34 - It looks like a pudding bag," said Joel, as Polly tied it securely through the middle with a bit of twine ; "an old black pudding bag ! " he finished. " Old black pudding bag ! " echoed Phronsie, with a merry little crow ; and then all of a sudden she grew very sober, and looked intently at the foot stuck out straight before her, as she still sat in the chair. "What is it, Phronsie?" asked Polly, who wns
Page 21 - Don't know where there is any," said Joel, rummaging around ; " it's all tore up ; 'xcept the almanac ; can't I take that ? " "Oh, mercy, no ! " cried Polly; "put it right back, Joe ; I guess there's some in the wood-shed." "There ain't either," said little Davie, quickly; " Joel and me took it to make kites with.
Page 26 - No, no child," answered the old lady ; " now, where do you s'pose 'tis ! " and she clapped both hands to her head, to see if she could possibly remember ; " no, no child," she repeated. " Why, they had it down to my niece Mirandy's weddin' — 'twas just elegant ! light as a feather; and 'twan't rich either," she added ; " no eggs, nor " "Oh, I couldn't have eggs;" cried Polly, in amazement at the thought of such luxury ; " and we've only brown flour, grandma, you know.
Page 13 - oh!" she screamed. " Goodness ! " said Polly, taking her head out of the old cupboard in the corner, "how you scat me, Phronsie ! " " Would they never go out ? " asked the child, gravely, still standing where Polly left her. " What ? " asked Polly, stopping with a dish of cold potatoes in her hand. " What, Phronsie ? " " Why, the candles," said the child, " the ever-an'ever so many pretty lights ! " " Oh, my senses ! " cried Polly, with a little laugh, "haven't you forgotten that! Yes — no, that...

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