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The Cuckoo Clock

By Molesworth, Mary Louisa

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Title: The Cuckoo Clock  
Author: Molesworth, Mary Louisa
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE OLD HOUSE. ?Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old?fashioned country seat.? ONCE upon a time in an old town, in an old street, there stood a very old house. Such a house as you could hardly find nowadays, however you searched, for it belonged to a gone?by time a time now quite passed away. It stood in a street, but yet it was not like a town house, for though the front opened right on to the pavement, the back windows looked out upon a beautiful, quaintly terraced garden, with old trees growing so thick and close together that in summer it was like living on the edge of a forest to be near them; and even in winter the web of their interlaced branches hid all clear view behind.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: The Cuckoo Clock, 1 -- Mrs. Mary Louisa Molesworth, 1 -- Chapter I. THE OLD HOUSE, 1 -- Chapter II. IMPATIENT GRISELDA, 6 -- Chapter III. OBEYING ORDERS, 11 -- Chapter IV. THE COUNTRY OF THE NODDING MANDARINS, 18 -- Chapter V. PICTURES, 25 -- Chapter VI. RUBBED THE WRONG WAY, 32 -- Chapter VII. BUTTERFLY?LAND, 37 -- Chapter VIII. MASTER PHIL, 44 -- Chapter IX. UP AND DOWN THE CHIMNEY, 49 -- Chapter X. THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOON, 57 -- Chapter XI. CUCKOO, CUCKOO, GOOD?BYE!, 63


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