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The Bad Family and Other Stories

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Author: Mrs. Fenwick
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,060 / 54 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,509
Added to site: 2009.07.10
mnybks.net#: 24665
Origin: gutenberg.org

The third book of the

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e what she feels, that she may not afflict her kind parents; and the instant she has a little ease she becomes as cheerful as any one. She submits without a murmur to take what medicines the doctors prescribe for the cure of her illness. She is not so foolish as to expect to find a pleasant taste in physic, but she expects that it will be of service to her; and she would rather have a bitter taste in her mouth for a few moments, than endure days, weeks, and months of pain and sickness. As peevish, fretful tempers often bring disease on the body, so a patient, even temper not only lessens all suffering, but helps to cure the diseases of the body; Miss Emma, therefore, will perhaps in a short time regain her health, and should such an event happen, what joy it will give to all who know, pity, and admire this excellent little girl!

GENEROUS SUSAN thinks all day long how she can add to the happiness of others. It is her greatest pleasure to relieve distress, to do good, and to promote the comforts of all a

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