Hope and Have

or, Fanny Grant Among the Indians, A Story for Young People

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Author: Oliver Optic (William Taylor Adams)
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,070 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 909
Added to site: 2008.02.21
mnybks.net#: 20132
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers

The fifth volume of the Woodville stories contains the experience of Fanny Grant, who from a very naughty girl became a very good one, by the influence of a pure and beautiful example, exhibited to the erring child in the hour of her greatest wandering from the path of rectitude.

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s good! Send me to my uncle's? I should like to see them do it! I won't go! There are not men and women enough at Woodville to make me go!"

Then she bounded to the windows in the library, one after another, and looked out at each. She closed the inner blinds of one, before which the gardener was at work on the lawn.

"I can do as Miss Berty did, if worse comes to worst," said she, throwing herself into a great armchair. "She went to live out, and had her own way, and I can do the same; but I won't be as poor as she was. Ha, ha, ha! I know their secrets," she continued, as she crawled under the desk, in the middle of the room, and pushing the middle drawer out, took from a nail behind it a key. "They needn't think to cheat me."

She sprang to her feet again with the key in her hand, laughing with delight at her own cunning.

CHAPTER II.

THOU SHALT NOT STEAL.

Fanny--as we shall call her when she is not in the c

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