Mother Carey's Chickens

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MOTHER CAREY'S CHICKENS

 

 
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"NOW, MOTHER, DO YOU LIKE JULIA CAREY?" (p. 36)

 

 

MOTHER CAREY'S
CHICKENS

BY
KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN

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BOSTON AND NEW YORK
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY
The Riverside Press Cambridge
1911

 
 

COPYRIGHT, 1910 AND 1911, BY THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1911, BY KATE DOUGLAS RIGGS


ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Published September 1911

 

 

CONTENTS

  1. I.Mother Carey Herself1
  2. II.The Chickens7
  3. III.The Common Denominator16
  4. IV.The Broken Circle21
  5. V.How about Julia?27
  6. VI.Nancy's Idea39
  7. VII."Old Beasts into New"52
  8. VIII.The Knight of Beulah Castle59
  9. IX.Gilbert's Embassy70
  10. X.The Careys' Flitting83
  11. XI.The Service on the Threshold94
  12. XII.Cousin Ann104
  13. XIII.The Pink of Perfection115
  14. XIV.Ways and Means124
  15. XV.Belonging to Beulah135
  16. XVI.The Post-Bag143
  17. XVII.Jack of All Trades152
  18. XVIII.The House of Lords163
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ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. "Now, mother, do you like Julia Carey?" (p. 36)Frontispiece
  2. "Come home, children!"98
  3. The Entire Family lived on the Front Stairs156
  4. "If my own girls would write me letters like this!"196
  5. "Read the last few lines"234
  6. Peter crouched on the Hearth and lighted the Fire264
  7. "For you the hearth-fire glows"274
  8. Mother Carey was moved to the Very Heart306
  9. "I was on the point of kissing you"316
  10. "Pick that little cluster"348


From drawings by Alice Barber Stephens.

 


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1923, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.