Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

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Author: Alice C. Hegan
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,507 / 64 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 327
mnybks.net#: 3434
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers

These two stories, really one, give us the irrepressible humor of brave hearts that live in the midst of poverty. Some of the incidents are farcical and wholly improbably but the humor is irresistible and the sunshine atmosphere has given them a widespread influence. The story of the way Lovey Mary came up will be a sweet inspiration to many a girl.

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k, but Miss Hazy's cottage shied off sidewise into the Wiggses' yard, as if it were afraid of the big freight-trains that went thundering past so many times a day; and Mrs. Schultz's front room looked directly into the Eichorns' kitchen. The latter was not a bad arrangement, however, for Mrs. Schultz had been confined to her bed for ten years, and her sole interest in life consisted in watching what took place in her neighbor's family.

The Wiggses' house was the most imposing in the neighborhood. This was probably due to the fact that it had two front doors and a tin roof. One door was nailed up, and the other opened outdoors, but you would never guess it from the street. When the country house burned, one door had been saved. So Mrs. Wiggs and the boys brought it to the new home and skilfully placed it at the front end of the side porch. But the roof gave the house its chief distinction; it was the only tin roof in the Cabbage Patch. Jim and Billy had made it of old cans which they picked up on the common

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