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The Summer Holidays

A Story for Children

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Author: Amerel
Published: 1851
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,167 / 35 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 259
Added to site: 2005.04.27
mnybks.net#: 10169
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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ir basket with Daddy Hall, and set out on their return to the house. "Let us go through the woods," said Thomas, and they all walked toward a thick wood which stood not far from the hill, near which Daddy Hall's house was built. They were glad to reach its cool shade; for the sun was now getting warm. Samuel saw a number of birds among the branches, that he did not know the names of; and many bright little flowers were growing in the shade, among the roots of oak and beech trees. A little distance in the wood, they reach a small rock, near which some large stones were lying, as if they had been thrown together. Thomas stopped, and said, "Samuel, this is the place where we killed a big snake last spring. You can see his hole under this rock. John and I tried hard to move these loose stones, but we could not. I dare say there are snake nests underneath."

"Perhaps we three can move one of them," replied his cousin. They all caught hold, and at last pulled the stone from its place. There was nothing undern

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