HEIDI, illustrated - complete online book

The Story Of A Young Orphan In Switzerland

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grandfather, who liked so well to smoke his pipe when he sat in front of the hut in the evening. Last came a number of mysterious little bags, packages, and boxes, which Klara had taken special delight in collecting, for Heidi was to find in them all sorts of surprises which would give her great pleasure. At last the work was finished, and an imposing package lay on the floor ready for the journey. Fraulein Rottenmeier, looking down on it, became absorbed in thoughtful contempla­tion of the art of packing. Klara, for her part, cast looks of glad anticipation toward it, for she saw Heidi before her as she would jump and shout with surprise when the huge bundle reached her.
Sebastian then came in, and swung the bundle up on his shoulder, in order to take it at once to the doctor's house.
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