This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...enclosure right across the street, with its half dozen melancholy white slabs. Their grandmother, who took care of them, let them have this "store," as they called it proudly. She could not spare them to go as far as the school and be gone all day; she was too old and sick now. But she could spare them ...