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Dreams of Childhood

Quick Quotes 15. The following is taken from Thomas Rees’s Sixty Days in Europe and What We Saw There (1908): In childhood we live in the fancy of anticipation and we long for the time to come when we will … Continue reading

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Pennies for the Poor (Christmas History 17)

Mary Howitt (1799-1888) is best remembered nowadays for her poem The Spider and the Fly, with that memorable first line, “Will you walk into my parlour? said the Spider to the Fly.”  She also wrote many books, some co-authored with … Continue reading

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