Nanny Merry

or, What Made the Difference?

Author: Anonymous
Published: 1872
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,012 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 544
Added to site: 2009.12.15
mnybks.net#: 26028
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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he stayed away from the nutting party, and showed you pictures, and read to you;" and as fast as Nannie told of an unkind act, the little voice whispered of a kind one. But Nannie could not listen to-day to the friendly voice which had so often helped her out of her troubles.

After supper Jack said again, "Come, Nannie, let us be friends, won't you?"

Nannie had let the angry thoughts have dominion so long, that although she felt almost inclined to make it up with Jack, pride conquered, and she turned away without a word.

Poor Jack! he really loved his little sister very much, and had felt very sorry about the quarrel. It had cost a good deal of effort to go so far towards making it up, even though he knew he was to blame. But now, instead of being sorry, he was only angry, and turned away, saying, "Well, I can stand it as long as you can."

That night, as Nannie lay awake, the little voice that Nannie had neglected so long kept whispering, "Let not the sun go down upon thy wrath

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