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Children of Revolution

Story of the John reed Children's Colony on the Volga, which is as well a story of the whole great structure of Russia

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Published: 1925
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,097 / 72 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 411
Added to site: 2010.04.11 27312
Genre: Non-fiction

e axles and fastened together, and a rough framework arising from the poles. This is the kind of cart the Russian peasant uses; it is called a telega. They had also made many repairs to the mill and the houses, fitting windows into the broken holes until the place could be lived in. They also made the wooden parts of two ploughs and three harrows, to be ready for the spring ploughing. These were very rough ploughs, with only an upright piece of iron fastened in place by the young blacksmiths--but they were better than nothing.

In the blacksmith's shop they had made several dozen cups and bowls, ten pans, twenty-four pails, ten kitchen knives and six pruning saws for the orchard. They repaired the metal parts of ploughs and put iron teeth in the harrows. Now, as the spring approached, they began to make spades and mattocks. And when it came time to dig in the garden, there were already ten spades and twenty-five mattocks that the boys themselves had made.

Also the girls had not been idle. They ha



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