The Runaway

The Adventures of Rodney Roverton

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Author: Unknown
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,332 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 871
Added to site: 2007.05.26
mnybks.net#: 17102
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r, and listened, unobserved, as she read verse after verse, and paused after each, to testify of its truth, or piously apply it to herself and others. And now he thought that, in all probability, he would never see her again, and he half repented his determination. But his preparations were all made, and he could not now hesitate, lest his purpose should be discovered.

He looked at his mother, as she was arranging the dress of a younger and only brother, for the Sabbath-school. As she leaned over him, and smoothed down the collar she had just fastened round his neck, Rodney, with heart and eye, bade farewell to both.

He stood and gazed for a moment upon his only sister, who sat with her baby in her arms, answering the little laughing prattler in a language that sounded like its own, and which certainly none but the two could understand. Some might doubt whether they understood it themselves; but they both seemed highly interested and delighted by the conversation.

That dear sister, amiabl

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