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Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1

An Illustrated Magazine

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1865
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,839 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.8
LoC Categories: AP, PN
Downloads: 452
Added to site: 2009.08.07 24925
Genre: Periodical

his tumbler, and wet himself through; and, notwithstanding warm bathings and tender nursings, the poor little fellow seemed to get diptheria, or something quite as bad for humming-birds.

We carried him to a neighboring sunny parlor, where ivy embowers all the walls, and the sun lies all day. There he revived a little, danced up and down, perched on a green spray that was wreathed across the breast of a Psyche, and looked then like a little flitting soul returning to its rest. Towards evening he drooped; and, having been nursed and warmed and cared for, he was put to sleep on a green twig laid on the piano. In that sleep the little head drooped--nodded--fell; and little Hum went where other bright dreams go,--to the Land of the Hereafter.

Harriet Beecher Stowe.


The last days of November, and everything so green! A finer bit of country my eyes have never seen. 'Twill be a thing to tell of, ten years or twenty hence, How I came down to Georg



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