Missy: A Novel

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G. W. Carleton & Company, 1880 - 404 pages
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Page 192 - Lady bug, lady bug, fly away home, Your house is on fire and your children will burn...
Page 97 - Soft shall be his pillow. There, through the summer day, Cool streams are laving ; There, while the tempests sway, Scarce are boughs waving ; There, thy rest shalt thou take, Parted for ever, Never again to wake, Never, O never.
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...
Page 240 - Missy, turning a little pale, for she foresaw that her fate would be to sit at the head of the table and pour out the tea.

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