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Sir Gibbie

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Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 190,819 / 518 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,254
mnybks.net#: 4628
Genre: Religion
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on his knees along the curb still searching down the flow of the sluggish, nearly motionless current.

It was a grey morning towards the close of autumn. The days began and ended with a fog, but often between, as golden a sunshine glorified the streets of the grey city as any that ripened purple grapes. To-day the mist had lasted longer than usual -- had risen instead of dispersing; but now it was thinning, and at length, like a slow blossoming of the sky-flower, the sun came melting through the cloud. Between the gables of two houses, a ray fell upon the pavement and the gutter. It lay there a very type of purity, so pure that, rest where it might, it destroyed every shadow of defilement that sought to mingle with it. Suddenly the boy made a dart upon all fours, and pounced like a creature of prey upon something in the kennel. He had found what he had been looking for so long. He sprang to his feet and bounded with it into the sun, rubbing it as he ran upon what he had for trousers, of which there w

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.02.03
P.B.
*****

An action packed incredible book.
Donal Grant (a sequel) is more suspenseful but just as incredible.
Both are excellent books.


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