Little Mittens for The Little Darlings

Being the Second Book of the Series

Author: Aunt Fanny (Fanny Barrow)
Published: 1862
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,972 / 45 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 707
Added to site: 2009.05.08
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Excerpt

you. You are very little children, but if you saw any one sewing or working on Sunday, what would you say to them?"

"'Member the Sabbath day," chimed the little ones.

"That's right! and you too must never forget to 'keep it holy.' This little story is about keeping the fourth commandment; and now I will read it:

"Once upon a time, a pretty little girl was riding in a stage coach, along a country road, with her aunt. She had been making this aunt a visit, and was now coming home to her kind mother. It was a pretty long ride, over hill and dale; but Tillie, for that was the little girl's name, was delighted at first, and laughed every time the stones in the road made the stage give a jump, and a bump, and a rumble, and a tumble.

"But pretty soon she began to get tired, and wanted to jump and tumble herself. She could not run about in a stage coach--of course not--there was no room; and Tillie's little feet began to kick, because they could not get any play.

"At last

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