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A Little Girl of Long Ago by Amanda Minnie Douglas

A LITTLE GIRL OF LONG AGO

OR HANNAH ANN

A SEQUEL TO A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD NEW YORK

By AMANDA M. DOUGLAS

A. L. BURT COMPANY PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1897, BY DODD, MEAD & COMPANY

_All rights reserved_

TO EDNA ESTELLE CORNER.

THE LITTLE GIRLS OF LONG AGO ARE GROWING OLD WITH THE CENTURY, BUT GIRLHOOD BLOSSOMS AFRESH WITH SPRING AND REMAINS FOREVER A JOY.

A. M. D. NEWARK, 1897.

CONTENTS

I. 1846

II. AN INTERVIEW WITH A TIGER

III. CHANCES AND CHANGES

IV. A WEDDING

V. WINTER HAPPENINGS

VI. THE LAND OF OPHIR

VII. THROUGH THE EYES OF YOUTH

VIII. GOING VISITING

IX. ANNABEL LEE

X. WITH A POET

XI. THE KING OF TERRORS

XII. UP-TOWN

XIII. OUT-OF-THE-WAY CORNERS

XIV. AMONG GREAT THINGS

XV. THE BEGINNINGS OF ROMANCE

XVI. COUNTING UP THE COST

XVII. A GLAD SURPRISE

XVIII. THE LITTLE GIRL GROWN UP

XIX. THE COURSE OF TRUE LOVE

XX. MISS NAN UNDERHILL

XXI. THE OLD, OLD STORY, EVER NEW

XXII. 1897

HANNAH ANN

CHAPTER I

1846

New Year's came in with a ringing of bells and firing of pistols. Four years more, and the world would reach the half-century mark. That seemed very ancient to the little girl in Old New York. They talked about it at the breakfast-table.

"Do you suppose any one could live to see nineteen hundred?" asked the little girl, with wondering eyes.

Father Underhill laughed.


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