The Belgian Twins

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,684 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 777
mnybks.net#: 5632
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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NY AND THE EELS

IX. OFF FOR ANTWERP

X. ON THE TOW-PATH

XI. THE ATTACK

XII. THE ZEPPELIN RAID

XIII. REFUGEES

XIV. THE MOST WONDERFUL PART

THE BELGIAN TWINS

I

THE HARVEST-FIELD

THE HARVEST-FIELD

It was late in the afternoon of a long summer's day in Belgium. Father Van Hove was still at work in the harvest-field, though the sun hung so low in the west that his shadow, stretching far across the level, green plain, reached almost to the little red- roofed house on the edge of the village which was its home. Another shadow, not so long, and quite a little broader, stretched itself beside his, for Mother Van Hove was also in the field, helping her husband to load the golden sheaves upon an old blue farm-cart which stood near by.

Them were also two short, fat shadows which bobbed briskly about over the green meadow as their owners danced among the wheat- sheaves or carried handfuls of fresh grass to Pier, the, patient white farm-horse, hitched to the cart. These gay shadows belon

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