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Susan was thankful for trunks, of all things in the world Cornelius, for horse cars Kitty, for pork steak while Clem, who is very quiet, brightened up when I came to him, and said he was thankful for his lame puppy. Wasn t that pretty It might teach some of us a lesson, mightn t it, little girl Pg 27 That s what Mamma said. Now I m going to give this whole Christmas to the Ruggleses and, Uncle Jack, I earned part of the money myself. You, my bird how Well, you see, it could not be my own, own Christmas if Papa gave me all the money, and I thought to really keep Christ s birthday I ought to do something of my very own and so I talked with Mamma. Of course she thought of something lovely she always does Mamma s head is just brimming over with lovely thoughts, all I have to do is ask, and out pops the very one I want. This thought was to let her write down, just as I told her, a description of how a child lived in her football shirts bayern munich own room for three years, and what she did to amuse herself and we sent it to a magazine and got twenty five dollars for it. Just think Well, well, cried Uncle Jack, my little girl a real author And what are you going to do with this wonderful own money of yours I shall give the nine Ruggleses a grand Christmas dinner here in this very room that will be Papa s contribution, and afterwards a beautiful Christmas tree, fairly blooming with presents that will be my part for I have another way of adding to my twenty five dollars, so that I can buy nearly anything Pg 28 I choose. I should like it very much if you would sit at the head of the table, Uncle Jack, for nobody could ever be frigh.s called George, and was a slave too. He did not belong to Mr. Shelby, but to another man, who had a farm football shirts bayern munich quite near. George and Eliza could not live together as a husband and wife generally do. Indeed, they hardly ever saw each other. George s master was a cruel man, and would not let him come to see his wife. He was so cruel, and beat George so dreadfully, that the poor slave made up his mind to run away. He had come that very day to tell Eliza what he meant to do. As soon as Mr. and Mrs. Shelby stopped talking, Eliza crept away to her own room, where little Harry was sleeping. There he lay with his pretty curls around his face. His rosy mouth was half open, football shirts bayern munich his fat little hands thrown out over the bed clothes, and a smile like a sunbeam upon his face. My baby, my sweet one, said Eliza, they have sold you. But mother will save football shirts bayern munich you yet She did not cry. football shirts bayern munich She was too sad and sorrowful arsenal shirts at sports direct for that. Taking a piece of paper and a pencil, she wrote quickly. Oh, missis dear missis don t think me ungrateful don t think hard of me, anyway I heard all you and master said to night. I am going to try to save my boy you will not blame me I God bless and reward you for all your kindness Eliza was going to run away. She gathered a few of Harry s clothes into a bundle, put on her hat manchester city mens t shirts and jacket, and went to wake him. Poor Harry was rather frightened at being waked in the middle of football shirts bayern munich the night, and at seeing his mother bending over him, with her hat and jacket on. What is the matter, mother he said beginning to cry. Hush, she said, Harry mustn t cry or speak aloud, or they will hear us. A wicked man was coming to take little Harry away from his mother, and carry him way off in the dark. But mother won t let him. She s going to put on her little boy s cap and coat, and run off with him, so the ugly man can t catch him. Harry stopped crying at once, chelsea fc t shirts and was good and quiet as a little mouse, while his mother dressed him. When he was ready, she lifted him in her arms, and crept softly out of the house. It was a beautiful, clear, starlight night, but very cold, for it was winter time. Eliza ran quickly to Uncle Tom s cottage, and tapped on the window. Aunt Chloe was not asleep, so she jumped up at once, and opened the door. She was very much astonished to see Eliza standing there with Harry in her arms. Uncle Tom followed her to the door, and was very much astonished too. I m running away, Uncle Tom and Aunt Chloe carrying off my child, said Eliza. Master sold him. Sold him they both echoed, lifting up their hands in dismay
egging him to take their free papers back again, and chelsea kits not to send them away. We don t want to be any freer than we are, they said. We have always had all we wanted. random football shirts We don t want to leave the old place, and young mas r and Missis, and the rest. My good friends, said George, when he could get silence, there will be no need for you to leave me. We want quite as many servants as we did before. But now you are free men and free women. I shall pay you wages for your work, and if I die, or get into debt, you can t be taken away to be sold. That is all the difference. I want you all to stay with me, for I want to teach football kits cheap you how to live as free men and women ought. One thing more, added George, when the cheering and rejoicing had died away a little. You all remember our good old Uncle Tom. You have heard how he died, and how he sent his love to you all. It was on his grave, my friends, that I made up my mind, with God s help, never to own another slave, if it were possible to free him. I resolved that nobody, through my fault, should ever run the risk of being parted from his dear ones, and of dying far from them, as he died. So, when you rejoice in your freedom, remember that you owe it to dear old Uncle Tom, and pay it back in kindness to his wife and children. Think of your freedom every time you see Uncle Tom s Cabin and let it help you to try to live as he did, and be as honest and faithful and Christian as he was. THE END. Back of the barn and encroaching on the edge of the hay field was a grove of sweet clover whose white feathery tips fairly bent under the assaults of the bees, while banks of aromatic mint and thyme drank in the sunshine and sent it out again into the summer air, warm, and deliciously odorous. The hollyhocks were Miss Sawyer s pride, and they grew in a stately line beneath the four kitchen windows, their tapering tips set thickly with gay satin circlets of pink or lavender or crimson. They grow something like steeples, thought little Rebecca Randall, who was weeding the bed, and the flat, cheap football shirts next day delivery round flowers are like rosettes but steeples wouldn t be studded with rosettes, so if you were writing about them in a composition football shirts bayern munich you d have to give up one or the other, and I think I ll give up the steeples Gay little hollyhock Lifting your head, Sweetly rosetted Out from your bed. It s a pity the hollyhock isn t really little, instead of steepling up to the window top, but I can t say, Gay TALL hollyhock I might have it Lines to a Hollyhock in May, for then it would be small but oh, no I for.life, bring our true selves back to us Will love and duty and sorrow and trouble and work finally wear off the school stamp that has been pressed upon all of us until we look like rows of shining copper cents fresh from the mint Yet there must be a little difference between us somewhere, or why does Abijah Flagg write Latin letters to Emma Jane, instead of to me There is one example on the other side of the argument, Abijah Flagg. He stands out from all the rest of the boys like the Rock of Gibraltar in the geography pictures. Is it because he never went to school until he was sixteen He almost died of longing to go, and the longing seemed to teach him more than going. He knew his letters, and could read simple things, but it was I who taught him what books really meant when I was eleven and he thirteen. We studied while he was husking corn or cutting potatoes for seed, or shelling beans in the Squire s barn. His beloved Emma Jane didn t teach him her father wold not have let her be friends with a chore boy It was I who found him after milking time, summer nights, suffering, yes dying, of Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Divisor I who struck the shackles from the slave and told him to skip it all and go on to something easier, like Fractions, Percentage, and Compound Interest, as I did myself. Oh How he used to smell of the cows when I was correcting his sums on warm evenings, but I don t regret it, for he is now the joy of Limerick and the pride of Riverboro, and I suppose has forgotten the proper side on which to approach a cow if you wish to milk her. This now unserviceable knowledge is neatly inclosed in the outgrown shell he threw off two or three years ago. His gratitude to me knows no bounds, but he writes Latin letters to Emma Jane But as Mr. Perkins said about drowning the kittens I now quote from myself at thirteen , It is the way of the world and how things have to be Well, I have read the Thought Book all through, and when I want to make Mr. Aladdin laugh, I shall show him my composition on the relative values of punishment and reward as builders of character. I am not at all the same Rebecca today at sixteen that I was then, at twelve and thirteen. I hope, in getting rid of my failings, that I haven t scrubbed and rubbed football shirts bayern munich so hard that I have taken the gloss off the poor little virtues that lay just alongside of the faults for as I read the foolish doggerel and the funny, funny Remerniscences, I see on the whole a nice, well meaning, trusting, loving heedless little creature, t.years, and that football shirts bayern munich his heart must be a quiet, peaceful place just like his house and garden. I was only eleven years old when I fell in love with my wife, he told me as we sat on the seat under the lime tree he puffing cosily at his pipe, I plaiting grasses for a hatband. Puffing cosily at his pipe It was just before Sunday school. Her mother had dressed her all in white muslin like a fairy, but she had stepped on the edge of a puddle, and some of the muddy water had bespattered her frock. A circle of children had surrounded her, and some of the motherly little girls were on their knees rubbing at the spots anxiously, while one of them wiped away the tears that were running down her pretty cheeks. I looked It was fatal I did not look again, but I was smitten to the very heart I did not speak to her for youth team football kits six years, but when I did, it was all right with both of us, thank God and I ve been in love with her ever since, when she behaves herself That is the way they speak of love in Barbury Green, and oh how much sweeter and more wholesome it is than the language of the town Who would not be a Goose Girl, to win the secret of the weed s plain heart It seems to me that in society we are always gazing at magic lantern shows, but here we rest football shirts bayern munich our tired eyes with looking at the stars. CHAPTER XI A Hen Conference July 16th. Ph oelig be and I have been to a Hen Conference at Buffington. It was for the purpose of raising the standard of the British Hen, and our local Countess, who is much interested in poultry, was in the chair. It was a very learned body, but Ph oelig be had coached me so well that at the noon recess I could talk confidently with the members, discussing the various advantages of True and Crossed Minorcas, Feverels, Andalusians, Cochin Chinas, Shanghais, and the White Leghorn. Ph oelig be, when she pronounces this word, leaves out the h and bears down heavily on the last syllable, so that it rhymes with begone As I was sitting under the trees waiting for Ph oelig be to finish some shopping in the village, a travelling poultry dealer came along and offered to sell me a silver Wyandotte pullet and cockerel. This was a new breed to me and I asked the price, which proved to be more than I should pay for a hat in Bond Street. I hesitated, thinking meantime what a delightful parting gift they would be for Ph oelig be I mean if we ever should part, which seems more and more unlikely, as I shall never leave Thornycroft until somebody comes properly to fetch me indeed, unless the fetching is done football shirts bayern munich somewhat s.
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