Patty William's Voyage; A Story Almost Wholly True

Patty William's Voyage; A Story Almost Wholly True (Paperback)

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Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115136181X
EAN: 9781151361813
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 54
Publish Date: 2010-1-4
Binding: Paperback
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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. ARRIVAL. "Trouble braved cheerily, Toil taken merrily, Hearts warm with kindness and lore; 0, with what rapture then, Friends parted, meet again; Praise to the Father above " The steamer stirred; the wheels again began their work; but Japonica knew it not. She was carried to the cabin, and there placed upon a sofa, where the poor, unconscious one lay, soon forgotten by all but Patty and her mother. When she was at length restored, and saw two kind, affectionate faces bending over her, and felt the refreshing ice-water upon her forehead, a vague feeling came back, that after all she was not quite forsaken; and, as she saw little Patty, so pure and innocent, dropping her grieved heart-tears upon her, she felt she had still something left to love. There were now twelve more days of the wearisome voyage. A part of every day Patty passed with Biddy, who made good progress in the primer; but she clung most to Japonica, unwilling to leave her alone to brood over her sad loss. After a few days Japonica ceased to speak of Moon, except when she put Patty to bed at night, when the little girl, lying in her berth, would draw Japonica near to her, and holding her brown hands close in her own, talk to her after this manner: --"Dear 'Poney, I think Moon is glad that we don't cry about her any more." "Does you tink so, Miss Patty? 'deed, den, I '11 try not to dis'point Moon." 'Poney covered her face with her apron and sighed. "What's the matter, 'Poney?" "0, Miss Patty, I's tinking, sometimes, dat de sweet little body I dropped into de water, is all 'vowered, may be, by de fishes." "Do you? I don't," said Patty, softly. "I always think of it, going down, down, through the smooth, blue ocean, until it reached the beautiful coral groves; and that it...
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Title: Patty William's Voyage; A Story Almost Wholly True
Publisher: General Books
Author: Anonymous
Created By: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115136181X
EAN: 9781151361813
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 54
Publish Date: 2010-1-4
Binding: Paperback

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