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Uncle Titus and His Visit to the Country

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Author: Johanna Spyri
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,775 / 105 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 615
Added to site: 2007.05.15
mnybks.net#: 16931
Genre: Young Readers
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was changed into a bed-room for Dora, though not without some complainings from Aunt Ninette. However, the furniture was brought over from the Major's rooms, and after a slight delay, all was comfortably arranged for the child.

When supper-time came, Dora followed her aunt, without a word, into the dining-room, where they were joined by Uncle Titus, who however seldom spoke, so deeply was he absorbed in his own thoughts. After supper, Dora went up to her little room under the roof, and with her face buried in her pillow, cried herself softly to sleep.

On the following morning she begged to be allowed to go over to look once again at her father, and after some objection, her aunt agreed to go with her, and they crossed the narrow street.

Dora took a silent farewell of her dear father, weeping all the time but making no disturbance. Only when she again reached her little bed-room, did she at last give way to her sobs without restraint, for she knew that soon her good father would be carried

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