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

My Young Days

Cover image for

Download


Author: Anonymous
Published: 1872
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,001 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.7
LoC Categories: PZ, CT
Downloads: 527
Added to site: 2006.04.23
mnybks.net#: 13225
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Biography
Excerpt

look when I presented them to him, holding them by the pretty blue wool which fastened them together. That his "petite mademoiselle" should think of him, and make him a present, too! and then that that present should be one that he could not anyhow use! It was fairly too much for him; he looked at them, he looked at me, turned furiously red, stammered, stuttered, turned round, and literally ran away!

I never tried to make him a second present.


IV.

MY HOME, AND WHAT IT WAS LIKE.

Now, do you know, I feel rather ashamed of myself that I have not all this while told you in the least who I was, or where I came from. I began in the middle by saying, "I want to go home," but never told you in the least where my home was, nor what it was.

Well, to tell you the truth, I did not know much about my family history in those early days. I knew that my name was Mary Emily Marshall, commonly called Sissy, and I knew that my papa was "the gentleman that makes all the sick peopl

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

Willow Rose
From paranormal thrillers to horror and mysteries, author Willow Rose has written them all, earning her the moniker “The Queen of Scream&rdqu
Read full interview...