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Two Girls
The Clan
Uncles
Aunts
A Belt and a Box
Uncle Alec's Room
A Trip to China
And what came of it
Phebe's Secret
Rose's Sacrifice
Poor Mac
"The Other Fellows"
Cosey Corner
A Happy Birthday
Ear-Rings
Bread and Button-Holes
Good Bargains
Fashion and Physiology
Brother Bones
Under The Mistletoe
A Scare
Something to do
Peace-Making
Which?

and had to have her foot bandaged up every day; so she kept a 

basketful of bandages, all nicely rolled and ready. The little girl 

liked to play with this basket, and one day, when she thought no 

one saw her, she took one of the rolls without asking leave, and put 

it in her pocket." 

 

Here Pokey, who had been peering lovingly down at the five warm 

nuts that lay at the bottom of her tiny pocket, suddenly looked up 

and said, "Oh!" in a startled tone, as if the moral tale had become 

intensely interesting all at once. 

 

Rose heard and saw the innocent betrayal of the small sinner, and 

went on in a most impressive manner, while the boys nudged one 

another and winked as they caught the joke. 

 

"But an eye did see this naughty little girl, and whose eye do you 

think it was?" 

 

"Eye of Dod," murmured conscience-stricken Pokey, spreading 

two chubby little hands before the round face, which they were not 

half big enough to hide. 

 

Rose was rather taken aback by this reply, but, feeling that she was 

producing a good effect, she added seriously 

 

"Yes, God saw her, and so did the young lady, but she did not say 

anything; she waited to see what the little girl would do about it. 

She had been very happy before she took the bandage, but when it 

was in her pocket she seemed troubled, and pretty soon stopped 

playing, and sat down in a corner looking very sober. She thought 

a few minutes, and then went and put back the roll very softly, and 

her face cleared up, and she was a happy child again. The young 

lady was glad to see that, and wondered what made the little girl 


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