Half a Year at Bronckton

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D. Lothrop, 1881 - 350 pages
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Page 266 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 346 - ... England into hiding in New England and there remained, a mystery and fugitives, in their celebrated cave in New Haven Colony. Margaret Sidney has made her careful and exhaustive research into their story a labor of love and has, in this book, woven about them a romance of rare power and great beauty. Marcia, the heroine, is a strong and delightful character, and the book will easily take high rank among the most effective and absorbing stories based upon a dramatic phase of American history.
Page 346 - A Little Maid of Concord-town," "Five Little Peppen," etc. 12mo, cloth, illustrated, $1.50 'T'HERE 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. Margaret Sidney has made her careful and...
Page 348 - Town" yields its scenic effects, and the setting of the story is changed to Boston Town of New England. The story is absorbing, graphic, and truly delightful, carrying one along till it seems as if actual participation in the events had been the lot of the reader. The same naturalness that is so conspicuous in her famous "Pepper Books" marks this latest story of Margaret Sidney's.
Page 314 - Jesus, who, when on earth, took little children in his arms, and blessed them. He will help you, if you pray, "Our Father, which art in heaven, thy dear Son, Jesus Christ, my Saviour, did say, 'Suffer little children to come unto me
Page 348 - Surely Margaret Sidney deserves the gratitude of many a child, and grown-ups, too, for that matter, in telling in so charming, yet, withal, so simple a manner, of these early days in this country.
Page 342 - It isn't every day one can hear such a minister," said our Lord. "That depends upon what you expect," said St. Peter, staring straight ahead. Our Lord noticed well enough that St. Peter paid no more attention to Him than if he had been a speck of dust in the road, for St.
Page 346 - A DELIGHTFUL Revolutionary romance of life, love and adventure in old Concord. The author lived for fifteen years in the home of Hawthorne, in Concord, and knows the interesting town thoroughly. Debby Parlin, the heroine, lived in a little house...
Page 348 - Sidney deserves the gratitude of many a child, and grown-ups, too, for that matter, in telling in so charming, yet, withal, so simple a manner, of these early days in this country. — Utica Observer. A really thrilling tale of the American Revolution. Interesting for both old and young. — Minneapolis Journal.
Page 244 - So I went to the pay phone and I called mother. And this is what she said. She said, "I am so ashamed of you I don't know what to do." She said, "You have besmirched my name and I'm very, very upset. I'm very embarrassed and I'm very disappointed.

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