Katri Holm

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Author: Mathilda Roos
Published: 1904
Language: Finnish
Wordcount: 4,745 / 25 pg
LoC Category: PH
Downloads: 366
Added to site: 2005.03.09
mnybks.net#: 9966
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en kasvattaminen on. Niin pian kun kakarat kasvavat niin suureksi, että he voivat kieltään pieksää, rupeavat he suulastamaan ja väittelemään vanhempiansa vastaan; tuota tekoa he jatkavat, kunnes joutuvat onnettomuuteen. Kyllä silloin nöyrtyvät ja kauppojansa katuvat. Vast'aikaa se!"

Ja taas huoahti äiti raukka syvään, vaipuen uudelleen surullisiin ajatuksiinsa.

"Sanon teille jotakin, rouva Modin", vastasi Katri yhä säestäen sanojansa lyömällä tahdikkaasti kapustallansa pöydän laitaan, "minulla tosin ei ole ollut lapsia, kuten teillä, mutta sen sijaan on minulla ollut enemmän elämänkokemusta ja samalla suurempia -- kiusauksia. Uskokaa tai älkää", -- Katri hymyili veitikkamaisesti, "mutta Katri Holm ei nuorena tyttönä ollut juuri niin ruma näöltään, että miesväki olisi häntä pakoon lähtenyt."

"Eipä vainkaan", naurahti rouva Frisk, "näkyy kyllä, että hänellä oli silmät, kuin hehkulamput."

"Juuri niin ja sentähden saatan puhua kuten puhun", jatkoi Katri lausevasti keikauttaen niskaansa, "sillä kokemuk

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