World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Eight Cousins

By Alcott, Louisa May

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000168344
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 0.7 MB
Reproduction Date: 2005
Full Text

Title: Eight Cousins  
Author: Alcott, Louisa May
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collection: Classic Literature Collection
Subcollection:
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: World Ebook Library

Excerpt
Rose sat all alone in the big best parlor, with her little handkerchief laid ready to catch the first tear, for she was thinking of her troubles, and a shower was expected. She had retired to this room as a good place in which to be miserable; for it was dark and still, full of ancient furniture, sombre curtains, and hung all around with portraits of solemn old gentlemen in wigs, severe-nosed ladies in top-heavy caps, and staring children in little bob-tailed coats or short-waisted frocks. It was an excellent place for woe; and the fitful spring rain that pattered on the window-pane seemed to sob, Cry away: I'm with you. Rose really did have some cause to be sad; for she had no mother, and had lately lost her father also, which left her no home but this with her great-aunts. She had been with them only a week, and, though the dear old ladies had tried their best to make her happy, they had not succeeded very well, for she was unlike any child they had ever seen, and they felt very much as if they had the care of a low-spirited butterfly.

Table of Contents
na

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Alice in Wonderland (by )
  • Quality Management in Photovoltaics Qual... (by )
  • Course in Foreign Trade (by )
  • Proceedings of the Adjourned Meeting of ... (by )
  • Dark Mysteries : Issue 19 Volume Issue 19 (by )
  • The Taittiriya-Upanishad (by )
  • 4 Most : Vol. 6, Issue 3 Volume Vol. 6, Issue 3 (by )
  • Bozo and the Storyteller (by )
  • All Top Comics : Issue 1 Volume Issue 1 (by )
  • Adventures of Peter Wheat : Issue 56 Volume Issue 56 (by )
  • The Power of Our Words (by )
  • Twenty Stories from Grimm (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.