Edith Nesbit

The Railway Children

    Иринаhas quoted6 years ago
    "Now, listen," said Mother; "it's quite true that we're poor, but we have enough to live on. You mustn't go telling everyone about our affairs—it's not right.
    Muldira Yermagambetovahas quoted2 years ago
    Mother Goose wall-paper.
    b3001872489has quoted3 years ago
    Phil, do mind where you're walking
    b3001872489has quoted3 years ago
    Good night, chickies," said Mother
    b3001872489has quoted3 years ago
    do mind where you're walking
    b3001872489has quoted3 years ago
    "I wouldn't be them for anything!"
    b3001872489has quoted3 years ago
    had been rather
    al mhas quoted3 years ago
    "I suppose I shall HAVE to be married some day," said Peter, "but it will be an awful bother having her round all the time. I'd like to marry a lady who had trances, and only woke up once or twice a year."
    "Just to say you were the light of her life and then go to sleep again. Yes. That wouldn't be bad," said Bobbie.
    al mhas quoted3 years ago
    The Green Dragon's going where Father is," said Phyllis; "if it were a really real dragon, we could stop it and ask it to take our love to Father."
    "Dragons don't carry people's love," said Peter; "they'd be above it.
    al mhas quoted3 years ago
    if you smile too constantly, the smile is apt to get fixed like the smile of the hyaena
    al mhas quoted3 years ago
    CAN girls help to mend engines?" Peter asked doubtfully.
    "Of course they can. Girls are just as clever as boys, and don't you forget it!
    Yohanahas quoted4 years ago
    "CAN girls help to mend engines?" Peter asked doubtfully.
    "Of course they can. Girls are just as clever as boys, and don't you forget it! How would you like to be an engine-driver, Phil?"
    b4889641475has quoted4 years ago
    keep away from
    nicole bankshas quoted4 years ago
    "So we are," said Peter, confidentially, "but we always have three pennyworth of halfpennies for tea whenever Mother sells a story or a poem or anything."
    nicole bankshas quoted4 years ago
    kinder now that Peter replied:—
    "You know that wet day? Well, Mother said we were too poor to have a fire.
    nicole bankshas quoted4 years ago
    k's, the Pantomime, Zoological Gardens, and Madame Tussaud's. They were just ordinary suburban children, and they lived with their Father and Mother in an ordinary red-brick-fronted villa, with coloured glass in the front door, a tiled passage that was called a hall, a bath-room with hot and cold water, electric bells, French windows, and a good deal of white paint, and 'every modern convenience', as the house-agents say.
    nicole bankshas quoted4 years ago
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    Title: The Railway Children
    Author: E. Nesbit
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    Shashkova Nataliahas quoted4 years ago
    shilling for the mutton
    Shashkova Nataliahas quoted4 years ago
    firmly grasping his waistband in one hand pulled while the girls pushed behind
    b9773003256has quoted5 years ago
    "And the dear, darling, ducky baby," said Bobbie; "it let me nurse it for ages and ages
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