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The King's Daughters

How Two Girls Kept the Faith

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Language: English
Wordcount: 62,676 / 181 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 95.9
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,896
Added to site: 2007.10.21
mnybks.net#: 18626

The problem with killing saintly mothers is that they may leave young children behind them, and a great deal of this book deals with the three young children of one such woman.

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Cissy looked up quietly into Alice's face.

"God takes care of us," she said. "Father helps when his work's done; but when he's at work, God has to do it all. There's nobody but God."

Alice and Margaret looked at each other in astonishment.

"Poor little souls!" cried Margaret.

"Oh, but we aren't!" said Cissy, rather more eagerly. "God looks after us, you know. He's sure to do it right, Father says so."

Alice Mount laid her hand softly on Cissy's head.

"Ay, little maid, God will do it right," she said. "But maybe He'd let me help too, by nows and thens. Thou knowest the Black Bear at Much Bentley--corner of lane going down to Thorpe?"

Yes, Cissy knew the Black Bear, as her face showed.

"Well, when thou gets to the Black Bear, count three doors down the lane, and thou'lt see a sign with a bell. That's where I live. Thee rap at the door, and my daughter shall go along with you to Thorpe, and help to carry the meal too. Maybe we can find you a sup of brot

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