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The Hubble-Shue

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Published: 1833
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,094 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 270
Added to site: 2011.06.30
mnybks.net#: 30281
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rocodile) came out of the water, (the Ganges,) and devoured her father--and a fine gentleman came running with a sword, and stabb'd the monster--and her father was all bloody, and she would have been killed; but the fine gentleman took her away, and they were carried by black mans with muslin on their head, (turbans)--and the fine gentleman gave her to a great lady--All the fine things could not make her forget her poor father--He was very hungry, and as she lay on his arm, beneath the tree where the ugly monster came, he was giving her a little rice--it is all--the last mor--sel.

FAT MINISTER.

Hold your tongue, my bonny dear, and you and the black girl shall go to the dancing school.

CHILD.

No, mamma.--(Cries.)

MRS CONSUL.

No, my love.--(One of the gentlemen takes her on his knee--dries her eyes.)

(A Footman enters.)

The coach is come, madam.

THE LADY OF THE HOUSE.

Madam, we are going to the play; will y

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