Sunshine Bill

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Published: 1883
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,416 / 117 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 631
Added to site: 2007.05.16
mnybks.net#: 16979
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Nautical, Religion
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Every inch a sailor. Bless you, Bill!" His brothers and sisters made some of these remarks, and many others; and came round, taking him by the hand, or patting him on the back, and Bill stood by smiling and well pleased. He had never in his life been so nicely dressed. Then they brought him a pair of low shoes. He thought them rather incumbrances, but he put them on for the honour of the thing; and they had broad ribbon bows in front, and did look very natty, to be sure.

In their eagerness they almost forgot the sausages, which were somewhat overdone--burnt all on one side; but that did not matter much, and at length they all sat down, and while they were laughing and talking, the sausages hissed and spluttered in return, as much as to say, "We are all ready; we wish you would eat us. You look so merry and happy, and perhaps we shall be merry and happy too."

Bill at first could not eat much for thinking that at last he was going on board a man-of-war. No more could his mother, but when the rest

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