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Page 68 - When a child is so patient and gentle, it is very difficult indeed to refuse them any request that they make ; and Miss Anne immediately began to draw up the blanket over Lucy's feet, preparing to go. She did not wish to have her put her feet to the floor, for fear that she might take more cold. So she canned her along to the window, although she was pretty heavy for Mis?
Page 5 - Books, having been found to interest, and, as the author hopes, in some degree to benefit the young readers for whom they were designed, — the plan is herein extended to children of the other sex. The two first volumes of the series are LUCY'S CONVERSATIONS and LUCY'S STORIES. Lucy was Rollo's cousin ; and the author hopes that the . history of her life and adventures may be entertaining and useful to the sisters of the boys who have honored the Rollo Books with their approval CONTENTS CONVERSATION...
Page 68 - O yes, I can," said Mis? \nne, "just as we as not." thought she was asleep. Then she stopped jing ing, and she rocked slower and slower, until slw gradually ceased. A moment afterwards, Lucy said, in a mild and gentle voice, " Miss Anne, is it midnight now ? " " It is about midnight," said Miss Anne. " Do you think you could just carry me to the window, and let me look out, and see how the midnight looks ? — or am I too heavy ? " " No, you are not very heavy ; but, then, there is nothing to see....