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Probable Sons

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Author: Amy LeFeuvre
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,894 / 69 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 389
Added to site: 2005.12.22 12360

"A little child shall lead them."

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Milly continued,--

"This is such a lovely place to play in--trees are so nice to have games with. Shall I tell you some more? Do you see that little tree over there? That's where I sit when I'm the probable son, and when I've sat there a long time and been very miserable, and eaten some of the beech nuts that do for husks, then suddenly I think I will go home to my father. It's rather a long walk, but I get happier and happier as I go, and I get to walk very quick at last, and then I run when I see my father. Do you see that nice big old tree right up there with the red leaves, uncle? That's him, and I run up and say, 'Father, I have sinned; I am not fit to come back, but I am so sorry that I left you,' and then I just hug him and kiss him; and, do you know, I feel he hugs and kisses me back. He does in the story, you know. And then I have a nice little feast all ready. I get some biscuits from nurse, and a little jam, and some sugar and water, and I sit down and feel so happy to think I'm



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