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The Penny Philanthropist; A Story That Could Be True (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
Discovery Miles 2 780
The Penny Philanthropist; A Story That Could Be True (Paperback): Clara Elizabeth Laughlin
The Penny Philanthropist; A Story That Could Be True (Paperback): Clara Elizabeth Laughlin

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The Penny Philanthropist; A Story That Could Be True (Paperback)

Clara Elizabeth Laughlin

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... In Which You Visit the Peggy Club--and Say Good-Bye CHRISTMAS had come and gone. Anne was disappointed because the blessed festival could not be celebrated in the Peggy Club. But it takes time, even with the strong urging of much money, not to get people to move out of one tenement into another, but to reconstruct the rooms in accordance with such ideas as Anne had for the new club. "Christmas never meant anything to me compared with what it does this year," Anne told her father. "The manger and the shepherds were like parts of a pretty story that I loved but didn't really understand. Now I know J There was no other way to help.... Peggy has taught me this." One of the first things she attended to was the bambini. Anne spoke Italian fluently and had a passionate love for Italy and her people. She was not easily able to overcome Ferucci's fear, greater for the wife and babies even than for himself, and get him to give her directions for sending them something to make a merry Christmas. It was to go to them as from him; if he did not want to trust her with the name, he might send the money or get some one to send it. But Luigi had no one who might do so much for him, and finally he consented to give Anne the directions. It was she who took the Italian Consul to see him--for this reason: Anne had suggested to her father that, perhaps, if Ferucci on investigation were shown to be a harmless sort of creature, it might be possible to plead for a suspension of sentence; for his release or parole to her father or to some responsible person acting for Kimbalton. But Ferucci was thrown into a panic at the suggestion. Anne had lived in Italy long enough to understand. She could not, however, believe that his fears were valid in this country. This she asked ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Clara Elizabeth Laughlin
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-9296-9
Barcode: 9781459092969
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-4590-9296-1

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