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Some Little People

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Author: George Kringle
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,224 / 59 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 420
Added to site: 2010.11.04
mnybks.net#: 29451
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

y had been quietly playing at home the day before. 'Lisbeth did not say that she was tired, yet she really was.

The girls' hands were full of flowers, their baskets and arms were full of flowers; they made balls of flowers and played with them as they walked. They left the mile-stone far away; they left the mill and the steeple far out of sight; they came to fields which were new to them. 'Lisbeth grew more tired at every step.

"We must hurry and get there," said 'Lisbeth, and they all hurried; but they could every one hurry faster than 'Lisbeth without getting so tired; all except the little naughty ones who stole away, but even they were not as tired as 'Lisbeth, they had not walked so far and been so tired the day before.

"I know we've come a dreadful long way," said 'Lisbeth; but nobody seemed to think so, they all went on as fast as they could. 'Lisbeth went on as fast as she could.

"I 'most think we've come a hundred miles," said 'Lisbeth.

"Oh no, we have not come many

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