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Little Annie's Ramble

From ''Twice Told Tales''

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Language: English
Wordcount: 4,092 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 548
Added to site: 2010.11.28
mnybks.net#: 29722
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Short Story
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for little cause or none, their grief, soon roused and soon allayed. Their influence on us is at least reciprocal with ours on them. When our infancy is almost forgotten, and our boyhood long departed, though it seems but as yesterday; when life settles darkly down upon us, and we doubt whether to call ourselves young any more, then it is good to steal away from the society of bearded men, and even of gentler woman, and spend an hour or two with children. After drinking from those fountains of still fresh existence, we shall return into the crowd, as I do now, to struggle onward and do our part in life, perhaps as fervently as ever, but, for a time, with a kinder and purer heart, and a spirit more lightly wise. All this by thy sweet magic, dear little Annie!

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