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Rainbows in Springtide (Paperback)

Author: Sadie

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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. Excerpt: ... TEAZING. Oh, Martin, dont make me laugh so gasped Gertrude Harvey. What is it? asked Emily, an elder sister, who had just come in. Why, said Martin, you know Letitia always, scolds, if all we children run out of the room when Mr. Wood comes; so, this afternoon, I went on painting my Richard Cceur-de-Lion--hes coming out such a splendid fellow, Nem--well, when it came to his mailed gloves, I was bothered rather; so I looked up, and there was Mr. Wood on one knee, holding her hands and saying, Le-ti-tia, just as if he was at the bottom of a well, and wanted her to pull him up. Well, you know, she has a dreadful cold, and I could see that, just then, she couldnt speak for wanting to sneeze; and she couldnt rub her nose to stop herself, because Mr. Wood had both her hands, so she turned away her head, and up went her shoulders with a jerk. Of course, he thought she was sobbing, so he said, Do I grieve you? and still she couldnt do anything but torn away her head and jerk out little smothered sneezes. At last he said, You must speak, and she was desperate: I suppose, she gave the most tremendous chew-rew-ew you ever heard--it must have knocked him backwards, but I couldnt stop to see, for fear of bursting out; so Gertrude found me choking on the stairs. I am glad you came away, said Emily, gravely. Now, Nem what do you mean? It is not like you to be eavesdropping. Our house hasnt got any eaves, and I didnt drop anything. Martin was rather surly; it is not pleasant to have a good story spoiled, simply because it is not good in another sense; so, as Gertrude said, he went about the house chin-chin-ing like a Chinaman; and received the news of his sisters engagement with a dry Well, I didnt think Mr. Wood was a man to be sneezed at.... *Author: Sadie *Binding Type: Paperba


Publisher General Books
Mfg Part# 9780217451246
SKU 214116990
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0217451241
Release Date 1/26/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0038
Publisher General Books
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