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Opening: Can you do it now?" said Norah, laughing.
"Can I do it? Yes, easy enough, for I've heard the riddle before. T-h-a-t. There, Norah, you didn't catch me this time."
Molly laughed, too, as she spoke, and the little girls went on dressing their rag dolls.
They were great friends, these two children of Ireland, and, although they were ragged and dirty most of the time, and neither of them owned hats or shoes, they were happy as the day is long. And, when I say this, I mean one of the longest ...more
I found the “Our Little Cousin” series on Librivox and plan to go through several of them. This one is short (wish it were longer) and gives a nice glimpse into life in the Irish countryside around a hundred years ago. You also get a bit of Irish folklore/mythology, as well as some of Ireland’s history. There’s more than enough here to get the curious interested in digging deeper. Another “Children’s” book that’s good for anyone who wants to learn something new.
Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade was an American writer.More about Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade...
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