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The Nursery, No. 169, January, 1881, Vol. XXIX

A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,436 / 33 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 801
Added to site: 2006.01.18 12439
Genre: Periodical


"I had one once," said he; "but now I have only a good mother."

"Well, Henry," said I, "give her this shilling, and tell her I send it to her for teaching her boy to do good when he can get a chance."

Tears came to the boy's eyes. A shilling seemed a good deal of money to him, and it pleased him all the more because it was given him for his mother.

"Thank you, sir; thank you!" said he, and he ran back to his work one of the happiest boys in London, I think, at that moment.


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If you asked Dora to do any thing, she would reply, "In a minute." It was a bad habit she had. "Dora, please bring me a drink of water."--"In a minute."--"Dora, go up stairs, and bring me down my comb."--"Yes, mother, in a minute."--"Dora, come to your dinner."--"In a minute."

One day the bird was hopping about on the floor. Somebody went out, leaving the door open, just as "somebody" is always doing. Dora's mother said, "Dora, shut the door,



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