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.1864 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. LITTLE MAY. That same
evening, while Frank was at home learning his lessons, his mamma,
papa, Larry, and little May went to see Theodore. The little fellow
had just fallen asleep, and they would not, for worlds, have
disturbed him, --but his mother told them of Frank's kind plan, and
the delight her boy felt at the prospect of getting several real
true stories from his own schoolmates. "His father," she continued,
"brought him a beautiful little aquarium from New York this
evening, but I really believe the cat took more interest in the
little fishes swimming round than he did, --he was so full of the
new stories and his carrierdove." Little May leaned over her
mother's lap and listened eagerly to every word that was said; aud
Larry, who had made a horse of his papa's knee, quite forgot to
make believe whip his horse up, he was so interested in hearing the
news. As they were returning home, May said, with a deep sigh, "Oh,
dear I wish I could write a story for Theodore " "That's very kind
of you, darling, and I will see if I can help you," said her mamma.
So May had a loving little talk with her dear mother, as she was
undressing to go to bed. Another surprise was settled upon for
Theodore, which made May dance round the room for joy, in her
little white night-gown, at such a rate that she tumbled down three
times. Then something still more delightful happened; for, after
the dear little thing had said her prayers, her mamma "made a baby
of her,"--that is, she folded May lovingly in her arms and rocked
her, while she repeated what the little one called her "darling
verses." The cunning little witch had heard them at least fifty
times, --but that did not make a bit of difference, they were
always as good as new. These are the verses: -- "As I walked...
General Books LLC
|Country of origin:
||246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!