Paula the Waldensian

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Author: Eva Lecomte
Published: 1940
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,151 / 157 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 294
mnybks.net#: 4309
Origin: gutenberg.org

Adapted and translated from the Spanish Version by W. M. Strong

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er slightest desire, and in spite of the untiring care of Teresa and the patience and sweetness of Rosa, Catalina's life was one long complaint. Her room, with its white bed adorned with blue curtains and its magnificent view of the fields and mountains, was the most beautiful in the whole house. A pair of canaries sang for her in their respective corners; the finest fruits were always for her; and as she was a great reader, new books were continually brought in; but nothing seemed to have power to put a smile of satisfaction on her thin, wasted face.

Poor Catalina! It was certainly true--I didn't love her very much. I was so accustomed to see my sister in her invalid state that her pitiful condition didn't seem to move me, and she was always in such a bad humor that I only went to see her on rare occasions.

However, on this particular afternoon, I had, of course, a great desire to carry her the news of our cousin's coming, and so I gladly went to visit her; but forgetting all the warnings of Rosa I bur

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