What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
afraid Alphonsine Andrews asked asphyxia Aunt Harriet Balzac barque beach better carriage chair child cigar comfort cried Missy dark dear dinner door drews dyspepsia Eel Creek Eliza Eustace eyes face farmer's daughter father feel fire Flora Gabby Gabrielle garden party gate gave give gone Goneril hand hard head hear heard heart hope hour Jay's John John's knew lady laughed lawn light little Jay look mamma matter meerschaum mind Miss Rothermel Miss Varian Missy felt Missy's morning mother never night o'clock papa parlor perhaps piazza poor little pretty rat terrier Roncevalle seemed servants sight silent sofa speak stairs stay stood suppose sure talk tell things thought to-night told took trouble turned voice waitress walked watched window wish woman women wonder words Yellowcoats young
Page 192 - Lady bug, lady bug, fly away home, Your house is on fire and your children will burn...
Page 179 - Of course I don't know anything about it ; but it seems to me...
Page 315 - I have no doubt they'll see about it themselves, they know more about it than I do. And I want to thank you, Miss Rothermel, for remembering Jay's birthday, for I am ashamed to say I had forgotten it myself.
Page 408 - I can't do, and I wants you to do it for me." " All right," said the old man, trying to maintain his moody expression ; " I s'poses I shall hav' to. What is it, eh ? " "Well," and Loyalty took a deep-drawn breath, as if what she was about to say cost her an effort — " I wants 'ee to go to Dock for me.
Page 45 - It was not for nothing that he had been born and brought up at Yellowcoats ; that there he had family i and knowledge of the people with whom he was tc deal.
Page 159 - Let nothing disturb thee, nothing surprise thee : " Everything passes : " God does not change : " Patience alone weareth out all things : " Whoso holds fast to God shall want for nothing :
Page 146 - She felt as if some one had given her a blow on her ear, and sent all the blood tingling to her brain.
Page 185 - After her aunt spoke, she sat quite still for a moment, as if she could not bring herself to...