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Adventure of a Kite

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Author: Harriet Myrtle
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,861 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 8,354
Added to site: 2006.08.03 14561

e; and when you are older, you will understand how it is that rivers that rise among hills or mountains are apt to overflow when there is much rain. It happened one day, when all the family, except the children, had gone out on a visit, that it rained from morning till night, and when night came it still rained heavily. In the morning, when nurse went to dress the children, she told them to look out of the window. Their surprise was great to see the little stream, that they were used to step across, changed into a wide, rapid, foaming river. It made such a sound that they could hear it quite plain in their bed-room. It no longer looked clear and blue, but was thick, muddy, and of the color of red clay. They did not like to see it so; and what was worse it still rained, and the water rose more and more. The plank across it had been carried away in the night by the water, and had gone swimming down the stream. Before they had done breakfast, they heard that the wooden bridge was broken down; and now, when they

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Average Rating of 4.5 from 2 reviews: *****

A book with different pleasant short stories.

it's very beautiful.... when i red it its very touching...



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