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The Book of Joyous Children

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Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,232 / 45 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 95.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 943
Added to site: 2005.05.17
mnybks.net#: 10355
Excerpt

g gone!
But wasn't it a good time,

Long Time Ago--
When we all were little tads

And first played "Show"!


A DIVERTED TRAGEDY

[Illustration]

Gracie wuz allus a careless tot;
But Gracie dearly loved her doll,
An' played wiv it on the winder-sill
'Way up-stairs, when she ought to not,
An' her muvver telled her so an' all;
But she won't mind_ what _she say--till,
First thing she know, her dolly fall
Clean spang out o' the winder plumb
Into the street! An' here Grace come
Down-stairs, two at a time, ist wild
An' a-screamin', "Oh, my child! my child!"

[Illustration]

Jule wuz a-bringin' their basket o' clo'es
Ist then into their hall down there,--
An' she ist stop' when Gracie bawl,
An' Jule she say "She ist declare
She's ist in time!" An' what you s'pose?

She sets her basket d

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