Aunt Hannah and Seth

A Story of Some People and a Dog

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Author: James Otis (James Otis Kaler)
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,110 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 569
Added to site: 2010.02.14
mnybks.net#: 26658
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers

Seth, a little crippled newsboy, accidentally passes a lead five-cente piece, and then sees an advertisement in a paper by a firm of lawyers saying that he is wanted. He thinks the law is after him and flees from the city with is pet dog "Snip." In his travels he falls in with Aunt Hannah, an elderly lady who befriends him and his dog.

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s a show of our doin' anything. Keep your eye on Snip so's he won't bark, an' we'll look after the rest of the business."

Even if Seth had been averse to running away from the possible danger which threatened, he would have been forced to continue the flight so lately begun, because of the energy displayed by his friends.

Tim and Teddy literally dragged him along, crossing the street at one point to avoid a policeman, and again dodging into a friendly doorway when the guardians of the peace came upon them suddenly.

Had any one observed particularly the movements of these three lads, the gravest suspicions must have been awakened, for they displayed a consciousness of guilt in every movement, and showed plainly that their great desire was to escape scrutiny.

Seth was so enveloped in sorrow and fear as to be ignorant of the direction in which he and Snip were being forced. He understood dimly that those who had the business of escape in hand were bent on gaining the river; but to mor

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