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Little Grandfather

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Author: Sophie May (Rebecca Sophie Clarke)
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,637 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 427
Added to site: 2008.05.16
mnybks.net#: 20912
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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h immediately began to bubble and hiss. Then he poured the sparkling liquid into mugs for the thirsty teamsters to drink; and while he was still holding the pitcher high in air, that the cider might come down with a good "bead," the door slowly opened, and in glided Willy, in his yellow flannel night-dress.

The men smiled and nodded at one another, but said nothing, as the child crossed the floor, seated himself in the little red chair, and began to rock. He rocked with such careless grace, and held his little feet before the blaze so naturally, that you would have thought he came into the room merely to warm his toes and to hear the men talk. You would never have supposed he was asleep unless you had looked at his eyes. They were wide open, it is true, but fixed, like a doll's eyes. If you had held a lighted candle before them, I suppose they would not have winked.

[Illustration: THE LITTLE SLEEP-WALKER.--Page 31.]

In fact, Willy was fast asleep and dreaming; and all the difference betwe

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