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Vixen, Volume I

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Published: 1809
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,488 / 186 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 786
Added to site: 2008.08.13
mnybks.net#: 21692
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ore her marriage as "the pretty Miss Calthorpe?"

"This is very nice, you know, Vixen," said Roderick critically, as Titmouse made a greedy snap at an apple, and was repulsed with a gentle pat on his nose, "but it can't go on for ever. What'll you do when you are grown up?"

"Have a horse instead of a pony," answered Vixen unhesitatingly.

"And will that be all the difference?"

"I don't see what other difference there can be. I shall always love papa, I shall always love hunting, I shall always love mamma--as much as she'll let me. I shall always have a corner in my heart for deal old Crokey; and, perhaps," looking at him mischievously, "even an odd corner for you. What difference can a few more birthdays make in me? I shall be too big for Titmouse, that's the only misfortune; but I shall always keep him for my pet, and I'll have a basket-carriage and drive him when I go to see my poor people. Sitting behind a pony is an awful bore when one's natural place is on his back, but I'd soon

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2008.08.16
Maddie
*****

The story of Violet (a.k.a. Vixen) during 5 years of her life as she grows and copes with loss. A great read.


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