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I don't think it's fair for some girls to have plenty of pretty things, and other girls nothing at all," added little Amy, with an injured sniff.
For a time the tall dark girl thought she would marry the jeweler's son.
This I learned from her benefactress; from the pious and charitable lady who adopted her in her orphan state, reared her as her own daughter, and whose kindness, whose generosity the unhappy girl repaid by an ingratitude so bad, so dreadful, that at last her excellent patroness was obliged to separate her from her own young ones, fearful lest her vicious example should contaminate their purity: she has sent her here to be healed, even as the Jews of old sent their diseased to the troubled pool of Bethesda; and, teachers, superintendent, I beg of you not to allow the waters to stagnate round her.
You must know,' answered the black girl, 'that the Fairy in whose power we both are is my own mother, but you must not betray this secret, for it would cost me my life.
He saw the old man asking questions of the black woman, and then he saw the latter point toward a secluded corner of the village which was hidden from the main street by the tents of the Arabs and the huts of the natives in the direction of the tree beneath which the little girl played.
asked a young girl of Mademoiselle Matilde Roguin, the lively oracle of the banking group.
Thereupon she led the girl by the hand up to a broad gateway.
Did I fail to put the fairest girl to death to-day, misfortune would fall upon me and my house.
THE FLOWER GIRL [protesting] Who's trying to deceive you?
Probably the little girl would also be obliged to go to work.
Tip seized the basket eagerly and began to eat, following for a time the strange girl without bothering to ask questions.
Much has been told and written concerning the beauty of person and character of this sweet girl Ruler of the Land of Oz--the richest, the happiest and most delightful fairyland of which we have any knowledge.
The girl started and laid her hand upon the rifle at her side.
He got up, stretched, turned around a few times and lay down again, and the girl opened her eyes and looked into mine.
called the girl again, a trace of anxiety in her voice this time.