Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Stuyvesant

A Franconia Story

Cover image for

Download


Author: Jacob Abbott
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,913 / 106 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 863
Added to site: 2009.05.13
mnybks.net#: 24137
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

nt she saw Phonny before her just coming out from among the bushes and calling to her,

"Malleville! Malleville! come here quick!--I have found a cavern."

Malleville went on, and presently she came in view of what Phonny called a cavern. It was a place where two immense fragments of rock leaned over toward each other, so as to form a sort of roof, beneath which was an inclosure which Phonny called a cavern. He might perhaps have more properly called it a grotto. There was a great flat stone at the bottom of the cavern, which made an excellent floor, and there was an open place in the top behind, where Phonny thought that the smoke would go out if he should make a fire.

"There, Malleville," said Phonny, when she came where she could see the cavern, "that is what I call a discovery. We will play that we are savages, and that we live in a cavern."

Phonny rolled two large stones into the cavern, and placed them in the back part of it, where he intended to build his fire. These stones we

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

WJ Lundy
As a still-serving military veteran, WJ Lundy has over 15 years of combined service with the Army and Navy in Europe, the Balkans and Southwest Asia. He is also the author of the very successful WTF series, in which Lundy applies his military experience to paint action-packed, realistic scenes in a post-apocalyptic world where zombies roam the lands. Today, Lundy chats with us about his Escape omnibus, how he wrote his first novel in a notebook in Afghanistan and why his zombies are scarier than most.
Read full interview...