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Win and Wear (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
Discovery Miles 2 780
Win and Wear (Paperback): Sarah Stuart Robbins
Win and Wear (Paperback): Sarah Stuart Robbins

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Win and Wear (Paperback)

Sarah Stuart Robbins

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...was a thing of life sent to be loved. He danced around the room, almost wild with joy; and, forgetting the things which he had strewed all over the floor, he ran to carry his treasure down to his mother. Hir father had heard the noise he had been making in the room above, and chid him sharply for it as he came in. But Willie scarcely heard him; he had not meant to do wrong, and here was the book. His mother smiled, and motioned for him to be a little more quiet in his joy. She respected the struggle which her husband was making for a new life, and would not allow his weakened nerves to be jarred by a single discordant sound at home. She felt as if she must nurse him tenderly, as she would a convalescing child. Willie obeyed instantly, slipping his dictionary under his grammar. He went to his morning task quietly and silently, and he was more than repaid by his father putting his hand on his head, as he went out to school, and saying, in more fatherly tones than he had heard for years, " Willie, you don't grow fast enough; you must take a start now, my boy." Now Willie thought that word over and over as he went to school. What a beautiful time in his short life this now was fast becoming Mr. Lane was scarcely less glad than Willie to see the book. He knew how much he must soon require it, and could not possibly contriveany means by which he could help him to so costly a work. "You will prize it doubly, Willie," he said," for being your grandfather s, and I hope you may live to make as good use of it." "Thank you, sir," said Willie; "I hope so, too. If I am half as good a man as grandfather, I shall be very thankful." When Willie went to his sums, he found himself drawing the old red trunk upon, his slate instead of setting down his...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Sarah Stuart Robbins
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-09171-6
Barcode: 9781155091716
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-09171-X

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