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My Little Margaret; A Story (Paperback) Loot Price: R258
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My Little Margaret; A Story (Paperback): Mary Dow Brine
My Little Margaret; A Story (Paperback): Mary Dow Brine

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My Little Margaret; A Story (Paperback)

Mary Dow Brine

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ... "It looks like heaven, I'm sure," thought the child, "for I don't b'lieve any place could be more beautiful than this." So she went over to the large and handsome residence which faced the park, and sat wearily down to rest. She took out the little purse which Grandma had long ago given her, and began to count its contents. "One--two--three--four--five--six--seven--eight--nine--ten--eleven--an'--an' here's twelve, an' seven more, too; that makes twen--no, only nineteen, an' I ought to have twenty. Oh, dear " But a thought of the torn lining of the old purse made Margaret shake it hard as she turned it over her lap. Sometimes pennies, and now and then a dime, had hidden away there, to fall out and surprise her later; why not now? Ah there it comes, the twentieth penny, which made even money; a thing she liked in her childish way, though Granny had often laughingly cheered her with the quotation of "luck in odd numbers." Still, twenty cents was too small a sum for her to take the price of an orange from, and Margaret tumbled them all back into the yawning mouth of the old purse (which held plenty of room for more), and turned her gaze to the park again. The birds were jubilant with the joy of the day, and flashed through the space from street to park and from grass to tree-top, till the little flower-girl grew envious of their freedom. "Granny says angels have wings Mamma has wings, then. Oh, how I wish she could fly down from 'way up there in the blue sky, an' see her little girl sometimes She would if she only knew I am so tired. Somehow mamma seems nearer me here, where I can see so much sky and feel so much air, than way down in our street, where it isn't clean an' wide like this." Tears dimmed her eyes at the thought of the mother she had...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Mary Dow Brine
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 18
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-51630-2
Barcode: 9781154516302
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-51630-X

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