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Poppy's Presents

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Author: Mrs O.F. Walton (Amy Catherine Deck)
Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,788 / 59 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 432
Added to site: 2009.06.18 24466

asn't for you and the babies, Poppy, I would be glad to go, for I'm very, very tired.'

'Mother,' said Poppy, with a great sob, 'however will we get along without you?'

'I don't know,' said the poor woman. 'I don't know, Poppy; but the good Lord knows; and He is a good Lord, child. He's never failed me yet, and I know He'll help you--I know He will. Come to me, my darling.'

And the mother took her little girl in her arms, and held her to her bosom, and they had a good cry together.

But before very long the twins awoke, and Poppy and her mother began their work again.



The next morning when Poppy woke she felt as if she had had a bad dream. Her mother's words the night before came back to her mind. 'I think I am going to die and leave you all.' It could not be true, surely! She raised herself in bed and looked round. Her mother was up already; she could hear her movin



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