Child Life in Town and Country

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Author: Anatole France (Jacques Anatole François Thibault)
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,939 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.6
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,388
Added to site: 2008.05.10
mnybks.net#: 20820
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ather one. It was very difficult; she dragged with both hands, and very nearly tumbled over backwards when the stalk broke. She is pleased and proud at what she has done. But nurse has seen her. She runs up, snatches at Mademoiselle Marie's arm, scolds her, and sets her to stand and repent, not in the black closet, but at the foot of a great chestnut, under the shade of a huge Japanese umbrella.

There Mademoiselle Marie sits and thinks, in great surprise and perplexity. Her flower in one hand and the umbrella making a bright halo round her, she looks like a little idol from overseas.

Nurse has told her: "Marie, you must not put that flower in your mouth. If you do it when I tell you not, your little dog Toto will come and eat up your ears." And with these terrible words she walks away.

The young culprit, sitting quite still under her brilliant canopy, looks about her and gazes at earth and sky. It is a big world she sees, big enough and beautiful enough to amuse a little girl for some whi

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