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Helen's Babies

With some account of their ways, innocent, crafty, angelic, impish, witching and impulsive; also a partial record of their actions during ten days of their existence

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Author: John Habberton
Published: 1876
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,975 / 117 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,474 3088

st children in the world--everybody says so.

"Tom has plenty of cigars, I know, for the money I should have had for a new suit went to pay his cigar-man. He has some new claret, too, that HE goes into ecstasies over, though I can't tell it from the vilest black ink, except by the color. Our horses are in splendid condition, and so is the garden--you see I don't forget your old passion for flowers. And, last and best, there never were so many handsome girls at Hillcrest as there are among the summer boarders already here; the girls you already are acquainted with here will see that you meet all the newer acquisitions.

"Reply by telegraph right away. "Of course you'll say 'Yes.' "In great haste, your loving


P. S. You shall have our own chamber; it catches every breeze, and commands the finest views. The children's room communicates with it; so, if anything SHOULD happen to the darlings at night, you'd be sure to hear them."

"Just the thing!" I ejaculate

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

I read this book years ago at about the age of 11. My brother and I loved books and found this one in my mom's library. I still remember the words "dedder" and the sweet "brekspap" instead of breakfast. It is a good collectors item, well written and well worth a read.



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