Little Lord Fauntleroy - illustrated online book

An American boy becomes A British Earl, By Frances Hodgson Burnett

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LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY.                                41
when I fell down and cut my knee, she gave me an apple for noth­ing. I 've always remembered her for it. You know you always remember people who are kind to you."
It had never occurred to his honest, simple little mind that there were people who could forget
The interview with Dick was quite exciting. Dick had just been having a great deal of trouble with Jake, and was in low spirits when they saw him. His amazement when Cedric calmly announced that they had come to give him what seemed a very great thing to him, and would set all his troubles right, almost struck him dumb. Lord Faunt-leroy's manner cf announcing the object of his visit was very simple and unceremonious. Mr. Havisham was much impressed by its directness as he stood by and listened. The statement that his old friend had become a lord, and was in danger cf being an earl if he lived long enough, caused Dick to so open his eyes
and mouth, and start, that his
cap fell off. When he picked
it up, he uttered a rather singular exclamation. Mr. thought it singular, but Cedric had heard it before.
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