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Minnie's Pet Lamb

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Author: Madeline Leslie
Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,429 / 42 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 566
Added to site: 2008.09.15
mnybks.net#: 22058
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ng to a spot, began to scrape away the snow. From this time, by his keen scent, he marked faster than they could get them out, and by his skill saved two hundred, though some were buried in a mountain of snow fifty feet deep. They were all alive, and most of them recovered their strength."

CHAPTER III.

THE SHEEP AND THE SCAVENGER.

"Why, Minnie," said Mrs. Lee, one morning a few weeks later, "here is a story very much like that of our pony and lamb. If Poll will stop chattering, I will read it to you."

"In December, 1825, Thomas Rae, a blacksmith in Hardhills, purchased a beautiful lamb, of the black-faced breed, from an individual passing with a large flock. It was so extremely wild that it was with great difficulty separated from its companions. He put it in a field in company with a cow and a little white pony. It never seemed to mind the cow, but soon manifested fondness for the pony, who showed the friendship to b

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