A Little Girl in Old Quebec

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,185 / 218 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.1
LoC Categories: D, PN
Downloads: 480
Added to site: 2007.12.10
mnybks.net#: 19325
Origin: gutenberg.org

The early history of Baltimore is interestingly told.

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arned a little work from the Indian women, but she was severely plain. What need of fringes and bead work and laying feathers in rows to be stitched on with a sort of thread made of fine, tough grass? And as for cooking, one had to be economical and make everything with a view to real sustenance, not the high art of cooking, though her peasant life had inducted her into this.

The little girl made a playhouse in one corner of the cabin and stood up sticks for Indian children to whom she told over what had been taught her. They blundered just as she had done, but she had a curious patience with them that would have touched one's heart.

"What nonsense!" Mère Dubray would exclaim. "It is well enough for men, and priests must know Latin prayers, but this is beyond anything a woman needs. And to be repeating it to sticks----"

"But I get so lonely when they are all away," and the child sighed. "The real Indian girls were a pleasure, but I'm afraid you could not teach them to read any more

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