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Miss Minerva and William Green Hill
The bus drove up to the gate and stopped under the electric street-light. Perched on the box by the big, black negro driver sat a little boy whose slender figure was swathed in a huge rain coat. Mercy on me, child, she said, what on earth made you ride up there? Why didn't you get inside? I jest wanted to ride by Sam Lamb, replied the child as he was lifted down. An' I see a nice fat little man name' Major He jes' wouldn' ride inside, Miss Minerva, interrupted the driver, quickly, to pass over the blush that rose to the spinster's thin cheek at mention of the Major. Twan't no use fer ter try ter make him ride nowhars but jes' up by me. He jes' 'fused an' 'fused an' 'sputed an' 'sputed; he jes' tuck ter me f'om de minute he got off 'm de train an' sot eyes on me; he am one easy chile ter git 'quainted wid; so, I jes' h'isted him up by me. Here am his verlise, ma'am. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 5187
Author: Calhoun, Frances Boyd
Release Date: Feb 1, 2004
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