The Secret Garden, complete online version

First edition illustrated Children's Book By Frances Hodgson Burnett

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2o6           THE SECRET GARDEN
" Tha' knows us won't trouble thee," he said to the robin. " Us is near bein' wild things our­selves. Us is nest-buildin' too, bless thee. Look out tha' doesn't tell on us."
And though the robin did not answer, because his beak was occupied, Mary knew that when he flew away with his twig to his own corner of the garden the darkness of his dew-bright eye meant that he would not tell their secret for the world.