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Donald had made a pretty, polished shelf, and screwed it on the outside of the foot board, and the boys always kept this full of blooming plants, which they changed from time to time the head board, too, had a bracket on either side, where there were pots of maiden hair ferns. Love birds and canaries hung in their golden houses in the windows, and they, poor caged things, could hop as far from their wooden perches as Carol could venture from childrens replica football shirts her childrens replica football shirts little white bed. 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Of course, she was too tiny to understand the joy of Christmas tide, but people say there is everything in a good beginning, and she may have breathed in unconsciously the fragrance of evergreens and holiday dinners while the peals of sleigh bells and the laughter of happy children may teamwear football have fallen upon her baby ears and wakened in them a glad surprise at the merry world she had come to live in. Her cheeks and lips were as red as holly berries her hair was for all the world the color of a Christmas candle flame her eyes were bright as stars her laugh like a chime of Christmas bells, and her tiny hands forever outstretched in giving. 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Clasping each other to the heart like Cora and the Doctor, they stood there for a long while, till they heard the rumble of wheels on the bridge and knew they must disentangle. The wheels came nearer and verily it was the maiden s father. Can I wed with your fair daughter this very moon, asked Lancelot, who will not be called his whole name again in this story. You may, said the father, for lo she has been ready and waiting for many months. This he said not noting how he was shaming the maiden, whose name was Linda Rowenetta. Then and there millwall kits the nuptial day was appointed and when it came, the marriage knot was tied upon the river bank where first they met the river bank where they had parted in anger, liverpool shirts for sale in cape town and where they had again scealeld their vows and clasped each other to the heart. And it was very low water that summer, and the river always thought it was because no tears dropped into it but so many smiles that like sunshine they dried it up. R.R.R. Finis CAREERS November, 187 Long ago when I used to watch Miss Ross painting the old mill at Sunnybrook I thought I would be a painter, for Miss Ross went to Paris France where she bought my bead purse and pink parasol and I thought I would like to see a street with beautiful bright colored things sparkling and hanging in the store windows. Then when the missionaries from Syria came to stay at the brick house Mrs. Burch said that after I had experienced religion I must learn music and train my voice and go out to heathen lands and save souls, so I thought that.ch they lodged for a fortnight when they were younger, and when those absolutely indelible impressions are formed of which we read in educational maxims. 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Five minutes go by, ten, fifteen and then out steps the white cock, stealthily tiptoeing toward the home into which he refused to go at our instigation. In a moment out creeps the obstinate little beast of a black pullet from the opposite clump. The wayward pair meet at their own door, which I have left open a few inches. When all is still I walk gently down the field, and, warned by previous experiences, approach the house from behind. I draw the door to softly and quickly but not so quickly that the evil minded and suspicious black pullet hasn t time to spring out, with a make believe squawk of fright that induces three other blameless chickens to fly down from their perches and set the whole flock in a flutter. Then I fall from grace and call her a Broiler and when, after some minutes of hot pursuit, I catch her by falling over her in the corner by the goose pen, I address her as a fat, juicy Broiler with parsley butter and a bit of bacon. With tangled hair, scratched noses, and no hens CHAPTER V July 10th. At ten thirty or so in the morning the cackling begins. I wonder exactly what it means Have the forest lovers who listen so respectfully to, and interpret so exquisitely, the notes of birds have none of them made psychological investigations of the hen cackle Can it be simple elation One could believe that of the first few eggs, but a hen who has laid two or three hundred can hardly feel the same exuberant pride.
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Alice Robinson cried and borrowed my handkerchief, and the boys looked as if the schoolhouse had been struck by lightning. The worst of all was poor Miss Dearborn, who will lose her place if she does not make us better scholars soon, for Dr. Moses has a daughter all ready to put right in to the school and she can board at home and save all her wages. Libby Moses is her name. Miss Dearborn stared out the window, and her mouth and chin shook like Alice Robinson s, for she knew, ah all to well, what the coming week would bring forth. 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