The Doll and Her Friends

or Memoirs of the Lady Seraphina

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Author: Unknown
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,032 / 66 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 743
Added to site: 2007.06.19
mnybks.net#: 17351
Genre: Young Readers
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Ned?' continued he.

'I can't, indeed,' replied the other; 'mine all went in this box of tools. Suppose you don't spend the sixpence at all now, but keep it till you get some more.'

'No, I won't do that; I hate saving my money.'

So saying, he wandered from stall to stall, asking the price of every thing, as if his purse was as full as his stomach.

'How much is that sailor kite?' 'Two shillings, sir.'--'How much is that bat?' 'Seven and sixpence.'--'How much is that wooden box with secret drawer?' 'Three shillings.'

'How provoking!' he exclaimed. 'I want heaps of things, and this stupid sixpence is no good at all.'

'It is better than nothing,' said Edward. 'It is not every day that one's aunt sends one five shillings, to spend in the bazaar; and in common times sixpence is not to be despised. After all, there are plenty of things it will buy. Do you want a top?'

'No; I've got four.'

'Garden seeds?'

'What is the use of them, when I can't get a spade

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