Heidi: A Story for Children and Those that Love Children

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Ginn, 1899 - Grandfathers - 363 pages
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A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.

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Page 19 - So you shall, but bring the things along," commanded the grandfather; "they can be put in the cupboard." Heidi obeyed. The old man opened the door, and Heidi followed him into a good-sized room, which embraced the whole hut. In it were a table and a chair; in one corner was the grandfather's bed, in another the fireplace where hung the large kettle; on the other side, in the wall, was a large door, which the grandfather opened; it was the cupboard. There hung his clothes, and on one shelf lay his...
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