A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 105,199 / 297 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 378
Added to site: 2009.05.01
mnybks.net#: 24036
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

, and missed her mother sadly. To be sure it was winter, and here on the farm it was glowing, golden summer. She had not known the dreariness of a long winter here. There were so many enchanting things, so much life and joy and beauty. In a vague way it thrilled her, even if she did not understand. There were rambles in the lanes, and the orchard where she could climb trees; there was luscious fruit in which she was never stinted. Rides behind Cousin Andrew on Jack, and going to market, as a rare treat, with Uncle James, learning to spin on the little wheel, stealing away to the old garret and reading some forgotten, time-stained books that she dared not ask about. Sometimes she had a misgiving of conscience, but no one ever inquired about them, or what she did up there.

Andrew came out and took a seat under the old apple tree. She ran down to him.

"Andrew, why must I go to Aunt Wetherill's every six months?" she asked.

He glanced at her in a slow, irresolute fashion.

"I must go ag

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
All the Way to Fairyland
by Evelyn Sharp
Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Peter Pan
by James M. Barrie
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll

See more popular titles from this genre.