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More Mittens with The Doll's Wedding and Other Stories

Being the third book of the series

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Author: Aunt Fanny (Fanny Barrow)
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,852 / 95 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 507
Added to site: 2010.07.18
mnybks.net#: 28478
Origin: gutenberg.org
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and, before they left, were invited by Lily to inspect the presents.

"Oh, dear!" cried Alice, "what a splendid silver cake-basket! and here is a knife, fork, and spoon, and, goody! just see these other spoons, with her name on them, how very arittoscratic."

Between you and me, little reader, the basket, and knife, fork and spoon, were silver--made of pewter; but there were, besides, six "darling little spoons," that were really silver, which had been given to Lily by her aunt; and Lily had presented them to her doll, the bride.

"And only see this china basket," said little Jessie; "blue basket and red handle; how perfect!"

"And who gave her the splendid embroidered pincushion, I wonder," said Alice, jumping up and down; "it will hold a whole row of pins, I'm sure; and the beautiful preserve dishes, they would hold one cherry apiece; dear me! how nice they look!"

"They are salt-cellars," answered Lily, laughing, "and this is a china candlestick. I shall have to have

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