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Horace Hazelwood; Or, Little Things. and Other Tales (Paperback) Loot Price: R461 Discovery Miles 4 610
Horace Hazelwood; Or, Little Things. and Other Tales (Paperback): Robert Hope Moncrieff, Anonymous
Horace Hazelwood; Or, Little Things. and Other Tales (Paperback): Robert Hope Moncrieff, Anonymous

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Horace Hazelwood; Or, Little Things. and Other Tales (Paperback)

Robert Hope Moncrieff, Anonymous

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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. 1871* edition. Excerpt: ...much fonder of cakes and sweetmeats than any nice little girl ought to be; but from that day, when inclined to eat too many good things at a time, she would stop short and put them away, for she could never forget the sad consequences of over-eating, as shown in the fate of greedy little Snowball. LITTLE SERVANTS. jUNT KATE appeared at the door of the schoolroom one wet morning, and with a very grave face announced, in the most business-like manner, that she was very unusually busy, and wished to engage three housemaids to assist her; if any one present wished to take the situation, she begged she would meet her in the library at twelve o'clock. Without another word she left the room. How the little tongues began to talk as the door shut 'Did Auntie mean us?' 'How delightful ' 'Three housemaids ' ' How very funny ' Still, in spite of all the excitement, books and slates were tidily put by before they rushed to the nursery to tell nurse the news, and ask her help. ' If we could but have caps and aprons, we should really look like little housemaids ' A little coaxing was judiciously applied to their kind nurse, and, before the appointed hour, she had contrived three of the neatest little caps imaginable, under which curls were twisted up out of sight; pinafores were metamorphosed into aprons; and, as the clock struck, they presented themselves in the library the brightest and tidiest of little maids With a gravity which contrasted strangely with the fun in their eyes, making a low curtsey, they said they were the housemaids come to engage with Miss Morton, and begged to know what they could do for her. They were highly delighted to find their Aunt in very much the same trim. She was standing on a step ladder, and handing down the books which it...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Robert Hope Moncrieff • Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-28777-9
Barcode: 9781151287779
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-28777-6

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