Georgie

Cover image for

Download


Author: Jacob Abbott
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,632 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.4
LoC Categories: PS, PZ
Downloads: 1,072
Added to site: 2006.09.13
mnybks.net#: 14506
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

id his mother.

"Why, here is a large fly trying to light on the wheel, and every time his legs touch it, it knocks them away. See! See!"

"Yes, but you must not attend to him now. You must listen to my lecture. You promised to give your attention to me."

So James and Rollo turned away from the window, and began to listen again.

"I have told you now," said she, "of one kind of playthings--those that give pleasure from their novelty only. There is another kind--those that give you pleasure by their use;--such as a doll, for example."

"How, mother? Is a doll of any use?"

"Yes, in one sense; that is, the girl who has it, uses it continually. Perhaps she admired the looks of it, the first day it was given to her; but then, after that, she can use it in so many ways, that it continues to afford her pleasure for a long time. She can dress and undress it, put it to bed, make it sit up for company, and do a great many other

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Georgie by Jacob Abbott - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Georgie by Jacob Abbott - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Georgie by Jacob Abbott - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Georgie by Jacob Abbott - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Georgie by Jacob Abbott - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Georgie by Jacob Abbott - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Pollyanna
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
Pollyanna Grows Up
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
Anne of Green Gables
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell

See more popular titles from this genre.