Spinning Wheel Stories

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Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,457 / 209 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 5,128
Added to site: 2011.05.31
mnybks.net#: 30103
Origin: gutenberg.org

A collection of twelve heart warming stories for children.Premise: a winter storm forces a family, who have gathered for the winter holidays, to stay inside and listen to their grandmothers stories.

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church, and talked of setting up a stone in the grave-yard, and I thought my life was done; for I pined sadly, and felt as if I could never laugh again. But I did; for the Lord was very good to us, and out of danger and captivity delivered that dear boy."

Grandma spoke solemnly, and folded her hands in thanksgiving as she looked up at the picture of the handsome officer hanging on the wall before her. The elder children could just remember grandpa as a very old and feeble man, and it struck them as funny to speak of him as a "dear boy;" but they never smiled, and dutifully lifted their eyes to the queue and the high-collared coat, wondering if Joe was as rosy in real life as in the portrait.

"Well, that's the sentimental part; now comes the merry part, and that will suit the boys," said the old lady, briskly, as she spun away,--and went on in a lively tone:--

"One December day, as I sat by that very window, dreaming sorrowfully at my sewing work, while old Sally nodded over her knitting b

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