In the excitement, time went on much faster than any of them dreamed. Isn't it fun?". How do you both do?". Some books lay upon the table, arranged two by two; each upper book being exactly at a right angle with each lower book. This page was last edited on 27 April 2020, at 13:03. A bunch of dried grasses stood in the fire-place. she asked "may I come in and see? Book Excerpt. "I consider myself responsible for you and your morals, Mary. But Aunt Izzie didn't take this view of the case. "You heartless creature!" The trundle-bed came into view, and sure enough, there was Elsie, in full dress, shoes and all, but so fast asleep that not all Aunt Izzie's shakes, and pinches, and calls, were able to rouse her. "Oh, gracious!" Opening from the wash-room was a very long hall, lighted at each end by a window. They flew to open the window, and frisked and jumped about Alexander as he climbed in and unlocked the door. For a long time this game was the delight of the Carr children; but so many scratches and black-and-blue spots came of it, and so many of the nursery things were thrown down and broken, that at last Aunt Izzie issued an order that it should not be played any more. So unhappy was she, that Aunt Izzie's severe words were almost a relief; and though she cried herself to sleep, it was rather from the burden of her own thoughts than because she had been scolded. The children were enchanted when she marched back, the bottle in one hand, the cork in the other, and proceeded to pour a liberal dose on to Pikery's wooden seat, which John called his lap. 2. Girls' heads were popped out of upper windows at the swinging of the gate, and, as the door opened, more heads appeared looking over the balusters from the hall above. Mary!" After Phil had stopped roaring and spluttering, and play had begun again, the dolls, as was only natural, were taken ill also, and so was "Pikery," John's little yellow chair, which she always pretended was a doll too. Mary laughed her uneasy laugh. Two ladies rose to receive them. Most of these errors are painfully obvious and could have been eliminated by just one reading-over by anyone with half a brain. "No," said John, decidedly, "it must be black and out of a bottle, or it won't do any good.". She gave Clover a sharp scolding, and leaving her to wash her tearful face, she went to the bed where John and Dorry lay, fast asleep, and snoring as conspicuously as they knew how. She and Clover undressed very quietly. Her clothes were taken off, her boots unlaced, her night-gown put on; but through it all Elsie slept, and she was the only one of the children who did not get the scolding she deserved that dreadful night. While you read, think about any new or unfamiliar words and see if you can work out what they mean by reading the whole sentence. no we won't!" "Be sure that Clover gets her lesson, and if Cecy comes over as usual, you must send her home early. But the others found it much harder to go to bed; there were so many of them, all getting into each other's way, and with no lamp to see by. Perhaps you will kindly tell me where I would better look for it?". One of the children would stay out in the hall, which was dimly lighted from the stairs, while the others hid themselves in the nursery. Katy's request had been the opening wedge. there! my poor boy," she said, patting his shoulder—I mean his arm—"swallow it down—it'll do you good.". The First book in the “Katy Did Series” A children's book about the adventures of a twelve-year-old American girl, Katy Carr, and her family who live in the 1860s. 5, and Rose Red popped her head into the hall. Monday was apt to be rather a stormy day at the Carrs'. "ls that likely to be soon?" She kept an old apron tied on his back, and generally took him to bed with her—not into bed, that would have been troublesome; but close by, tied to the bed-post. I saw her last term, and the term before. That's it,—the one with the red curtain. It was a tall, narrow building, with dormer windows in the roof, and a square porch supported by whitewashed pillars. The meal was very simple,—tea, bread and butter, and dried beef:—it was eaten in silence; the girls were not allowed to speak, except to ask for what they wanted. Read Online. It was a large square house, white, with green blinds, and had a porch in front, over which roses and clematis made a thick bower. "That's my brave girls!" Katy Keene Season 1 Episode 4 provided some conflict for our characters, and it made up for the lack of it on the first three episodes of Katy Keene Season 1. The man who wrote it was an Italian, but somebody had done the story over into English. This causes her to become physically disabled. "But where were you?" CHAPTER IV. Somehow, you don't look like Paragons either,—you especially," nodding to Clover. Its bareness and simplicity had the charm of novelty. I can tell you. It's so interesting! One day, when she loses her temper, she purposely disobeys her Aunt Izzy and plays on the swing. Mrs. Nipson was not tall. The evening passed in making up classes and arranging for recitation-rooms and study-hours. About seven o'clock, Katy was roused by the click of a blind, and, opening her eyes, saw Clover standing in the window, and peeping out through the half … Read What Katy Did novel Chapter 4 Kikeri:But I am sorry to say that my poor, thoughtless Katy _did_ forget, and di_et into another scrape, and that no later than the very next Monday. I shall just write to my father to ask for permission too." The little ones forgot their fright. Her aunt gave a sort of sniff, but she knew Katy's ways, and said no more. Then she sat down and proceeded to make a series of the most grotesque faces, winking her eyes and twinkling her fingers round the head of "Niobe," as she called Lilly, till the other girls were in fits of laughter, and Niobe, though she shrugged her shoulders pettishly and said, "Don't be so ridiculous, Rose Red," was forced to give way. Have you been up to see her? No. A. "Well, I'm glad," she went on, shaking hands cordially; "I sort of thought you would, and yet I didn't know; and there are some awful stiffies among the new girls. Page 7 - Did. Nothing was so dull that she couldn't get through with it. You haven't cried a drop. "Where have you been?" It was only after the candle was blown out, that Clover ventured to whisper,—very low indeed, for who knew but Miss Jane was listening outside the door?—"Do you think you're going to like it?" She sat down and waited for Clover to get through, while Clover, on her part, didn't dare to get through, but went on repeating "Now I lay me" over and over again, in a sort of despair. Which she did; and the result was that it set the fashion of wash-stands, and so many papas wrote to "ask permission," that Mrs. Florence found it necessary to give up the lavatory system, and provide wash-stands for the whole house. "Rose! "I hope not; otherwise I should feel it my duty to consult with Mrs. Florence on the subject," went on Rose, with an air of dignified admonition. Dorry and John, though half undressed, were allowed to join the game. ~|ATY'S name was Katy Carr. "I dare say that Lilly Page, who tells me that she is a cousin of yours, has described the arrangements of the house," she remarked to Katy. It was a great favorite with Aunt Izzie, who kept a bottle of it always on hand. Katy always guessed that they must be having good times behind the green curtain—eating orange-peel, perhaps, or reading the Sunday-school books—and she often wished she might sit up there among them. Annie hurried away with a laugh, which she tried in vain to hide. "The room I have assigned to you is in the back building. "Yes. If they didn't do this, she was sure to pick one up and plunge in, and then it was no use to call her, or tug at her dress, for she neither saw nor heard anything more, till it was time to go home. She pulled one of the drawers out a little, climbed up, and reached it down. Then Dr. Carr was another person who worried her. ", "Given this problem." she said. and Clover rose, feeling like a culprit, which she was, for it was much naughtier to pretend to be praying than to disobey Aunt Izzie and be out of bed after ten o'clock, though I think Clover hardly understood this then. The sensation was not pleasant; and they felt forlorn, as they went upstairs, and down Quaker Row, toward No. It was very exciting to stand crouching up in a corner and watch the dark figure stumbling about and feeling to right and left, while every now and then somebody, just escaping his clutches, would slip past and gain the hall, which was "Freedom Castle," with a joyful shout of "Kikeri, Kikeri, Kikeri, Ki!" It was hard work sometimes, but generally she succeeded, so that during the last hymn the two stood together on the seat, quite brisk and refreshed, sharing a hymn-book, and making believe to sing like the older people. What Katy Did Susan Coolidge's Books for Young People Volume 1, Issue 1 of What Katy Did series: Author: Susan Coolidge: Illustrated by: Addie Ledyard: Publisher: Little, Brown,, 1908: Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Feb 27, 2009: Length: 274 pages : … They have to stay there always, and sermons, and if Cecy comes over usual! 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