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Two Little Travellers

A Story for Girls

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Author: Frances Browne Arthur (Ray Cunningham)
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,250 / 167 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 393
Added to site: 2008.07.05
mnybks.net#: 21428
Genre: Young Readers
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ssies?" queried Joan eagerly.

"Well, no, I hardly think so," said her father, with a sympathetic smile, for he understood perfectly how hard it is this leaving behind of friends and possessions. Did not the Master Himself foresee the trial when He enjoined His followers, "Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth"?

"But Jesus will give you something far better than toys or kittens, my darling," continued Captain Dene--"more beautiful than I can either imagine or describe. There will be pleasures of which you shall never weary."

Joan thought hard for a minute, with a pucker in her white brow. Then she slid from her father's knee and snatched up a shabby, battered doll that was lying on the grass beside the bench, and clasping it tightly to her breast, she delivered her decision,--

"I doesn't want no new fings. I wants my sweet Miss Carolina and the pussies. So please tell dear Lord Jesus that He needn't trouble to get anyfing ready, 'cause Joan isn't comin'."

The father

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