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" the good people of this family have built me a house to live in; it is in the cupboard: I am sure it is for me, for it is just big enough: the bottom is of wood, and it is covered all over with wires; and I... "
The Western Spelling Book: Being an Improvement of the American Spelling ... - Page 96
by Nathan Guilford - 1831 - 144 pages
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Evenings at Home, Or, The Juvenile Budget Opened

John Aikin, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Children's literature - 1869 - 526 pages
...sometimes frightened by the cat, and then she ran trembling to the hole behind the wainscot. One day she came running to her mother in great joy, " Mother!"...; it is in the cupboard : I am sure it is for me, for it is just big enough ; the bottom is of wood, and it ia covered all over with wires ; and I dare...
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Language Lessons: An Introductory Grammar and Composition for Intermediate ...

William Swinton - English language - 1876 - 198 pages
...was frightened by the cat, and then she ran trembling to the hole behind the wainscot. One day she came running to her mother in great joy. "Mother!"...in; it is in the cupboard. I am sure it is for me, for it is just big enough; the bottom is of wood, and it is covered all over with wires ; and I think...
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The illustrated English reader, Book 1

English reader - 1876 - 102 pages
...crumbs. No one ever hurt her. Well, one day she came to her mother in great joy, crying out, " Mother ! the good people of this family have built me a house...in ; it is in the cupboard. I am sure it is for me, for it is just the right size. The bottom is of wood, and it is covered all over with wires. There...
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A Phonic Reading Book for Young Children ...

William L. Robinson - Readers - 1876 - 170 pages
...by the cat, and then she ran trembling; to the hole behind the wainscot. One day she came runnirig to her mother in great joy. " Mother ! " said she, " the good people of this family have bttilt me a house to live in ; it is in the cupboard. I am sure it is for me, for it is just big enough...
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A French grammar, revised by A.E. Ragon

Pierre François Merlet - 1880 - 458 pages
...then, it is true, she ran to her hole behind the wainscot. One day she came running to her mother1* in great joy. " Mother !" said she, " the good people of this family have built me a house to Koe in ; it15 is in the cupboard : I am sure it is for me, for it is just big enough : the bottom is...
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Englisches Lesebuch für Schulen und Erziehungsanstalten: In drei ..., Volume 1

Gottfried Ebener - 1882 - 160 pages
...sometimes frightened by the cat, and then she ran trembling to the hole behind the wainscot. One day, she came running to her mother in great joy. "Mother!" said she, "the 10 good people of this family have built me a house to live in; it is in the cupboard: I am sure it...
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The Folk-lore Readers: Book One

Eulalie Osgood Grover - Readers - 1905 - 120 pages
...great joy. ''Oh, mother!" she said, "somebody has built a little house for me to live in. The house is in the cupboard. I am sure it is for me, it is so small. I think it was made so I could be safe from that naughty cat. The door is just big enough...
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Talking Animals in British Children's Fiction, 1786-1914

Tess Cosslett - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 228 pages
...this technique. The young mouse exclaims excitedly about a perfect house she has found: 66 Ibid., pp. Mother! said she, the good people of this family have...in; it is in the cupboard: I am sure it is for me, for it is just big enough: covered all over with wires; and I dare say they have made it on purpose...
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