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Kernel Cob And Little Miss Sweetclover

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Author: George Mitchel
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,419 / 67 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 444
Added to site: 2008.02.19
mnybks.net#: 20117
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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egan to show his golden head above the hills in the East. And little by little, as Kernel Cob and Sweetclover neared the Earth, they could see rivers and lakes and steeples and houses and after awhile, people and horses in the fields.

And down, down, down they came, getting nearer and nearer and nearer until they saw, beneath their very feet, a great tall house with sails on it going round and round at a rapid rate, and, before you could say, "Look out!" Kernel Cob was caught in one of the sails and dashed to the ground.

"Are you hurt?" asked Sweetclover sitting on the ground where she had been thrown.

"No," said Kernel Cob, for a soldier must bear pain without complaint and pretend he isn't hurt even if he is.

And a number of people who were working in the fields ran out to see what had happened, and you may be sure that they were surprised to see these strange dolls. And they spoke a strange language which neither Kernel Cob nor Sweetclover could make out.

"I wonder where

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