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1848. Excerpt: ... we must defer the account of their visit till
another time. TOWN AND COUNTRY. Catherine had taken very good care
of the money that Julia had brought her for Nancy Xeonard; and
before they set off to carry her the shirt she had finished, she
brought it to Julia, and told her, that as it was her present, she
would rather have her carry it and give it to Nancy herself. "Oh
but I don't know her," said Julia, "and I should not know what to
say." "Why, you need not say any thing,"-said Catherine, " only be
as pleasant, Julia, as you were when you brought it to me for her,
and I am sure, she will be pleased." "Will you be so kind as to
give it to her for me, aunt Nelson?" said Julia. Her aunt
consented, and took the money; and it was not many minutes before
they entered the narrow yard in which was Mrs. Leonard's house. "0
aunt " said Julia, " what a dirty place I shall spoil my shoes." "I
hope Nancy will be at home," said Catherine. "Why aunt," said
Julia, "you are going up garret "What a place " "Softly," said
Catherine, "you know Mrs. Leonard is sick, and she may be asleep;
don't speak aloud." They were now at Mrs. Leonard's door; Mrs.
Nelson knocked lightly, and a weak voice said, " Walk in." They
found Mrs. Leonard alone; her lame leg was comfortably placed in a
chair, and she was trying to do a little work; but she looked very
pale and sick. When Mrs. Nelson asked her how she was, the tears
came into her eyes, as she answered, " Tolerably well, I thank you
ma'am;" but she tried to smile and look cheerful, and told them she
was glad to see them, and begged them to sit down. "Where is
Nancy?" said Mrs. Nelson. "She has gone to get a trifle that a man
owes me for doing'some work; I expect her back every minute. She
will be ready to cry, if she should miss ...
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Eliza Lee Cabot Follen
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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