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The Apple Dumpling and Other Stories for Young Boys and Girls

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Author: Unknown
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,181 / 58 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,920
Added to site: 2007.09.26
mnybks.net#: 18353
Genre: Young Readers
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t you advised us not to go there."

"If you think you ought to be punished," said his Mother, "Charley shall go to bed to-night without your singing to him. This will make you both remember. Is that right?"

"Yes, dear Mother," said Henry; but he looked very sorry; and little Charles made up a long face, for he loved his brother so much, that he could not bear to think that he must go to sleep without holding his finger and hearing him sing.

When bed-time came, Charley wanted to beg his Mother to think of some other punishment for him. He wanted his dear brother so much. He looked at Henry, but Henry said, "Good-night, little fellow; we deserve this. Come! one night will soon be over. Now, let us see how well you can behave;" and he gave him a smile, and a kiss so full of love, that the little fellow put his lips tight together, and marched off to bed without a tear. It was hard to do it, but he had this kind brother to set him a good example, and he was determined to be as good a boy as He

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