By Frances Hodgson Burnett
A bit Princess, a 1904 children's novel via Frances Hodgson Burnett, follows the tale of Sara Crewe, a tender lady despatched to a boarding college in London the place she is to be lavishly cared for as prompt by way of her doting, prosperous father, Captain Crewe. while her father dies, and he or she is left an orphan and a pauper, Sara turns into a servant on the college, and befriends a maid with whom she stocks an attic room. Her mind's eye retains her alive in her destitute existence, and the wealthy tales she invents develop into as actual to the reader as they do for Sara and the maid. This e-book has thrilled young ones and adults alike for a few years, and should proceed to captivate readers for future years.
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The ladies are 11 going to open rooms for the entertainment of such as may want to come and help them to pass the evenings agreeably. Most of them have no warm place to sit in evenings and so are driven into the streets or into questionable places for amusement and comfort. The tea was opened by Miss Goddard who opened the folding doors with two verses of poetry while she stood with uplifted hand as she reported concerning the beauty of mud pies! which she had provided for tea in the shape of blanc mange, colored brown with chocolate.
Page 1 I Ancestry and Childhood Did you tell him who you are? Diary of Harriette Robinson Shattuck,11 June 1915 Harriet Hanson's mother told her always to remember that she had been born the year the cornerstone was laid for the Bunker Hill Monument. 1 That important event in 1825 bound her into the history of her country and her people, for her grandfather had distinguished himself in that famous battle of the Revolutionary War. Her mother's lesson was well learned; Harriet spent much of her life writing a place for herself into the history of her times.
HHR Diary, 10 May 1870. 16. HHR Diary, 3 April 1870. 17. Harriot F. Curtis, quoted in Smith and Ferguson, "The Letters," WSR to HJH, 30 March 1847, typescript, p. 72. 18. Smith and Ferguson, "The Letters," HJH to WSR, 14 April 1847, typescript, p. 113. 19. Smith and Ferguson, "The Letters," WSR to HJH, 13 April 1847, typescript, pp. 11011. 20. Smith and Ferguson, "The Letters," WSR to HJH, 9 April 1847, typescript, p. 90. 21. Smith and Ferguson, "The Letters," WSR to HHR, 17 September 1867, typescript, p.