The Parent's Assistant

The Parent's Assistant
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The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth

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The Orphans -- Lazy Lawrence -- The False Key -- Simple Susan -- The White Pigeon -- The Birthday Present -- Eton Montem -- Forgive And Forget -- Waste Not, Want Not; or, Two Strings to Your Bow -- Old Poz -- The Mimic -- The Barring Out; or, Party Spirit -- The Bracelets -- The Little Merchants -- Tarlton -- The Basket Woman

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When they went there, they found the room in which the children lived as clean and neat as such a ruined place could be made. Edmund was out working with a farmer, Mary was spinning, and her little sisters were measuring out some bogberries, of which they had gathered a basketful, for sale. Isabella, after telling Mary what an excellent character she had heard of her, inquired what it was she most wanted; and Mary said that she had just worked up all her flax, and she was most in want of more flax for her wheel.

Isabella promised that she would send her a fresh supply of flax, and Caroline bought the bogberries from the little girls, and gave them money enough to buy a pound of coarse cotton for knitting, as Mary said that she could teach them how to knit.

The supply of flax, which Isabella sent the next day, was of great service to Mary, as it kept her in employment for above a month; and when she sold the yarn which she had spun with it, she had money enough to buy some warm fl

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