The Secret Garden, complete online version

First edition illustrated Children's Book By Frances Hodgson Burnett

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"IT HAS COME!"
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swered, rather like a Rajah. " I'm going out in my chair in a day or two if it is fine. I want some fresh air."
Dr. Craven sat down by him and felt his pulse and looked at him curiously.
" It must be a very fine day," he said, " and you must be very careful not to tire yourself."
" Fresh air won't tire me," said the young Ra­jah.
As there had been occasions when this same young gentleman had shrieked aloud with rage and had insisted that fresh air would give him cold and kill him, it is not to be wondered at that his doctor felt somewhat startled.
11 I thought you did not like fresh air," he said.
" I don't when I am by myself," replied the Rajah; " but my cousin is going out with me."
"And the nurse, of course?" suggested Dr. Craven.
" No, I will not have the nurse," so magnifi­cently that Mary could not help remembering how the young native Prince had looked with his dia­monds and emeralds and pearls stuck all over him and the great rubies on the small dark hand he had waved to command his servants to approach with salaams and receive his orders.
" My cousin knows how to take care of me. I am always better when she is with me. She made