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The Nursery, No. 103, July, 1875. Vol. XVIII.

A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,506 / 32 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 652
Added to site: 2006.11.16
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diately in front of Mr. Philip's house. She had not really moved in, when who should peep in but Mr. English-Sparrow.

He was abroad house hunting, and never mistrusted that any one had got this house before him. He was thinking how well it would suit himself and mate, when whir-r-r-r! whir-r-r-r! up came Mrs. Jenny; and before he could offer a word of excuse, she began with, "Fie, fie! I took you for a gentleman! What business have you here?"

"My dear madam," began Mr. Sparrow; but Jenny would not hear him. "Out, out with you, you saucebox, you interloper!" she screamed; and she dashed at him and pecked him till he beat a speedy retreat.

The next day, however, he came round again; whether to express his regrets in due form, or to buy her off, I cannot say; but Mrs. Jenny was unwilling to accept anything but the most humble apology.

One look convinced her that he didn't want her pardon, but her house; and out she flew at his very eyes, and on she chased as far as M

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