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YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE;
THE YOUNG NATURALISTS.
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A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE.
WELL, now that tiresome long-division sum is done at last, we are all ready, Mamma," said George Leslie, as his bright face appeared at the open door of Mrs. Leslie's room.
“Hurrah! now for a walk," exclaimed Harry, whose lessons, earlier finished, had given him time to braid a new lash for his whip, while he waited for his brother. Their sister Emily had just finished her morning's task, and she, too, prepared with pleasure for the noon-day walk. It was one of those fine days which sometimes occur in the month of January. The weather was clear, and the air milder than it usually is later in the
The children brought out their hoops, and Harry observed, "What a nice thing it is to have hoops to run after, when there is nothing worth looking for in the fields and hedges!"