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Candle and Crib

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Author: K.F. Purdon
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,017 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 346
Added to site: 2008.01.16
mnybks.net#: 19727
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istmas Candle, sure enough! And it would be noways right for us, even if we are only with ourselves to-night, not to have one lit, the same as every other house in Ardenoo has, the way if any poor woman with a child in her arms was wandering by, far from her own place, she'd see the light and know there was room and a welcome waiting there for them both! Ay, indeed! a great Candle that is, and will last well and shine across the whole bog! But I wish Mrs. Melia had given me the letter as well!"

CHAPTER III

THE LETTER

The queer thing is that Big Michael, slow and all as he was, happened to be right about the letter from Art. It had been written, and, moreover, it had reached Ardenoo post-office. But no one knew that for certain, or what became of it, only a small little pup of a terrier dog belonging to one of the Melia boys. This pup was just of an age that it was a great comfort to his mouth to have something he could chew. H

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