Waihoura, the Maori Girl

Cover image for

Download


Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,964 / 92 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 716
Added to site: 2010.11.29
mnybks.net#: 29740
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

to the litter, seemed to invite her to come down and speak to his daughter, for such she felt the girl must be. "Oh miss, don't go," cried Betsy. "You don't know what they will do;" but Lucy, struck by the appearance of the occupant of the litter, was eager to learn more about her, and overcoming any fears she might have felt, at once accompanied the chief.

The women made way for her as she got close to the litter. On it reclined, propped up by matting, which served as a pillow, a girl apparently of about her own age. Her complexion was much fairer than that of any of her companions, scarcely darker, indeed, than a Spanish or Italian brunette. No tattoo marks disfigured her lips or chin; her features were regular and well-formed, and her eyes large and clear, though at present their expression betokened that she was suffering pain. She put out her hand towards Lucy, who instinctively gave her her's.

"Maori girl ill, berry ill," she said. "Tell pakeha doctor come, or Waihoura die--pakeha doctor m

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Waihoura, the Maori Girl by W.H.G. Kingston - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Waihoura, the Maori Girl by W.H.G. Kingston - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Waihoura, the Maori Girl by W.H.G. Kingston - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Waihoura, the Maori Girl by W.H.G. Kingston - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Waihoura, the Maori Girl by W.H.G. Kingston - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
Rebecca Mary
by Annie Hamilton Donnell
Anne of Green Gables
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Aesop's Fables
by Aesop
Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson

See more popular titles from this genre.