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Neighbor Nelly Socks

Being the Sixth and Last Book of the Series

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Author: Sarah L. Barrow
Published: 1862
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,573 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Sock Stories
Downloads: 354
Added to site: 2009.08.04
mnybks.net#: 24885
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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e scream, and tried to hide behind me; Jimmy valiantly flew at the big dog with my walking stick; and poor little Gipsey nearly stood on the end of his tail with fright, and squealed dismally. What a fuss we were all in, to be sure! So at last, to quiet the disputants, I caught Gipsey up, and put him in my coat pocket, where he sat, looking out at the top, very much comforted.

Then we turned to the right, and went by the brightest and prettiest stall in the whole market. It was kept by a Frenchman, who, in his own language, would be called a "charcutier;" but Jimmy and Nell shouted out together "Oh, there's the pig man!" as loud as ever they could, and then stopped, blushing very much, because they were afraid the pork merchant heard them. I expect he did; for he looked very funny when we came close, and smoothing down his snowy apron with his fat hands, said "Bonjour, mademoiselle!" and laughed good humoredly. There was a great "head cheese" on the pig man's marble counter, moulded i

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