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Funny Little Socks

Being the Fourth Book

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Author: Sarah L. Barrow
Published: 1862
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,013 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Sock Stories
Downloads: 798
Added to site: 2009.08.04
mnybks.net#: 24887
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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but on this occasion she was going to take early dinner in the nursery.

She and Luly helped Mary pull out the nursery table, and set the three little plates upon it. Walter's dinner was some mashed potato, with just a tiny mite of chicken among it, minced very fine, and made into an elegant hill on his plate, and a "wishing bone" to suck. Luly had the same, only with more chicken; and Kitty cut up her own wing and slice of breast, with her particular knife and fork, as nice as you please.

There was a great deal of merriment over the dinner, when Walter would look away just as Mary gave him a spoonful of potato, watching her out of the corner of his eye, though, and then bob round again and say "Feed!" just as she had put it down, thinking he didn't want any more. Then he insisted on making Gawow taste the wishing bone, and poked it into both her eyes in succession, as if that was the usual way for people to eat things. After they had finished the chicken and potato, they had some nice custard pu

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