McGuffey First Eclectic Reader Lesson 43


“Mamma, will you go to town?”

“What do you ask for a ticket on your train?”

“Oh! we will give you a ticket, mamma.”

“About what time will you get back? “

“At half past eight.”

“Ah! that is after bedtime. Is this the fast train?”

“Yes, this is the lightning train.”

“Oh! that is too fast for me.”

“What shall we get for you in town, mamma?”

“A big basket, with two good little children in it.”

“All right! Time is up! Ding, ding!”

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