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The Pearl of Peace

or, The Little Peacemaker

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Author: Madeline Leslie
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,162 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 413
Added to site: 2011.11.01 30945
Genre: Young Readers

Short moral stories for children, this book was specifically aimed at young girls.

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iver smiled as he watched her flitting about, first to lay Esther's work on a small table away from harm, then to push up her chair before her plate, snatching a kiss for her pains, and last seating herself demurely while the old man said grace. It was no wonder at all that he asked God to bless every one of them, and continue life and health to the child who was the joy of their hearts as well as the delight of their eyes.




HATTY had a special reason for hurrying through her after-dinner work. She did not think it right to tell even Esther that her school-mate had tried to make hard feeling between cousins; but she did tell her heavenly Father, and asked his blessing on her effort to make peace between them.

Then with a parting kiss to Esther, who sat patiently at her sewing, she ran off to call for Sallie before Matilda joined the party.

"I've come begging," she said, laughing g



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