Not Quite Eighteen

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Author: Susan Coolidge (Sarah Chauncey Woolsey)
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,056 / 131 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 753
Added to site: 2010.10.14
mnybks.net#: 29269
Origin: gutenberg.org

There are not less than sixteen stories written by Susan Coolidge in this pretty volume, and any one of them would be satisfactory reading for not only young people, but for their fathers and mothers. "Not Quite Eightee " begins with the story of "How Bunny Brought Good Luck," and Bunny was a wooden doll. Hester lost it in a hole, and what her big brother Roger found in that hole brought good luck to the Gale family.

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nsdale's going up to the town this noon, and he'll leave word for the doctor to come; and the minute I've swallowed my dinner, I'm going up to the hill to find Bunny. I don't believe Hessie'll get any better till she's found."

"Very well," said Mrs. Gale. "I suppose the hay'll be spoiled, but we've got to get Hessie cured at any price."

"Oh, I'll find the doll. I know about where Hessie was when she lost it. And the hay'll take no harm. I only got a quarter of the field cut, and it's good drying weather."

Roger made haste with his dinner. His conscience pricked him as he remembered his neglected promise and his indifference to Hester's griefs; he felt in haste to make amends. He went straight to the old spruce, which, he had gathered from Hester's rambling speech, was the scene of Bunny's disappearance. It was easily found, being the oldest and largest on the hillside.

Roger had brought a stout stick with him, and now, leaning over the cliff edge, he tried to poke with it in the br

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