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Hatty and Marcus

or, First Steps in the Better Path

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Author: Sarah Schoonmaker (Tuthill) Baker (Aunt Friendly, Mrs. Woods Baker)
Published: 1859
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,219 / 57 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.2
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 400
Added to site: 2007.11.19
mnybks.net#: 19098
Origin: gutenberg.org
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n do so best by taking Meg with you, and having a little charge over her."

Hatty looked very soberly, as she answered, "I should like to help you, Mother."

Mrs. Lee opened the two lower drawers of the bureau, and said, "you see I have put some of Meg's clothes here; when you need any more you can come to me for them."

"But, Mother, where are all my presents, and my pretty things? That is too bad! I have always kept them so nicely in those drawers!" said Hatty, hastily.

Mrs. Lee did not speak for a moment; she opened a door leading into a large lighted closet, and then said, "Here, my darling, you will have a place for all you want to keep particularly nice; see, I have put your presents in this drawer, and your books are there above, on the shelf. I have put a little table here for your Bible, and you must not forget to 'enter into your closet,' to pray to Him who seeth in secret."

"O, Mother, you are so very kind and I am so very hasty," exclaimed Hatty; "I will no

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