The Biography of a Prairie Girl

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Author: Eleanor Gates
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,024 / 207 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 641
Added to site: 2009.05.30
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little girl in England, the big brothers hunted up the lists from the dictionary, atlas, almanac, and Bible, and reviewed them. But when the autumn days had been stitched and discussed away and winter had come in, the family was still undecided. What pleased one big brother did not please another; and if two agreed, the third opposed them. The little girl's mother was even harder to suit than they.

The afternoon of the first birthday anniversary two important things happened: the baptismal robe was finished and the christening controversy took a new turn. The big brothers, arguing hotly, urged that if a name could be found for every new calf and colt on the place, the only baby in the house ought to have one. Now, the little girl's mother always named the animals, so, when she heard their reproof, she promptly declared that she would christen the little girl at once--and after an English queen.

The big brothers were astounded, recalling how their American father had objected to their having been

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