Eight Cousins By Louisa May Alcott Pdf
Download Eight Cousins By Louisa May Alcott Pdf book free online – from Eight Cousins By Louisa May Alcott Pdf book; This is the story of Rose, a rich but lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and sent to live with her maiden aunts.
When Rose’s guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad he takes over her care. Through his unorthodox theories about child-rearing and her exposure to the exploits of her seven male cousins and numerous aunts, Rose becomes happier and healthier, cured of many of her fears and prejudices. She also makes friends with Phebe, her aunts’ maid of her own age, whose cheerful attitude in the face of poverty helps to illustrate to Rose her own good fortune. (Summary from Wikipedia).
Archie came first, and, leaning over the chair-back, observed in a paternal tone,
“I’m glad you’ve come, cousin, and I hope you’ll find the Aunt-hill pretty jolly.”
“I think I shall.”
Mac shook his hair out of his eyes, stumbled over a stool, and asked abruptly,
“Did you bring any books with you?”
“Four boxes full. They are in the library.”
Mac vanished from the room, and Steve, striking an attitude which displayed his costume effectively, said with an affable smile,
“We were sorry not to see you last Wednesday. I hope your cold is better.”
“Yes, thank you.” And a smile began to dimple about Rose’s mouth, as she remembered her retreat under the bed-cover.
Feeling that he had been received with distinguished marks of attention, Steve strolled away with his topknot higher than ever