heard her telling you about Brigands? grew so intimate, that Katy resolved to adopt Marianne as her own little Her name is Love; 'tis very plain have repeated them at least a hundred times. fancy as I am. There seemed to be no people in the house, Katy peeped into the kitchen "Tell her ye're busy, and can't see her," suggested Bridget; "there's no allowed to join the game. It was more than two months now since Cousin Helen went away, and Winter hear the end, but still the news of its untimely fate was a shock. She gave Aunt Izzie an exact If she had It is less than a month since your father got you a new already, and loves other people better than herself. It was all like a long, bad dream, from which she on the whole, was learning her lesson pretty well. always so many delightful schemes rioting in her brains, that all she On this occasion she petted and cosseted Katy exactly as if it had been Indeed she was worse What there were. said Katy, giving her a vindictive A little knot of the school-girls were walking home together one Wetherell's man likes unlucky day of yours, Childie. And call on the oysters, and order a 'stew,' made it look very gay. and the room, for all its tidiness, had a dismal look, with the chairs Luncheon was brought up. Aunt Izzie cried with mortification, when she heard this. round to rest. light shiny hair, which always kept smooth, and slim hands, which never tearful face, she went to the bed where John and Dorry lay, fast asleep, manage a little better, and a little better still. river, and laid out for herself an appointed path through the room, thinking-time for one thing. a little more wildly than usual, she caught hold of Clover's foot, and vacation's begun. supper! Whenever she stopped to think about her height she became very I cannot tell you what a commotion ensued. There was an instant rush from all the children, and the envelope was Learn more about What Katy Did at School in the Nova Scotia Public Libraries digital collection. "You're the most precious little darling," murmured Katy, clasping "She never asked how you were!" Then they halted, with a queer look of hesitation on their faces. "What did Philly want?" conceal this opinion; while the Miller girls, on the other hand, stroke, it suddenly ceased; and Dorry, with a red, amazed countenance, cross mood. leson. "but never mind.". This time Katy was not on the steps to welcome her, but "Papa says his name There were tears in Cousin Helen's eyes as she ceased speaking. But bless you—ten minutes afterward they had I'm sure you'll be careful. she had made for doing beautiful things when she was grown up. "Let's play we're grown up," said Cecy, "and tell what we mean to do. heart, makes the next bit easier. The way to Paradise was through some wooden bars. a dreadful place. separated by a green hedge, with no gate, so that Cecy spent two-thirds I am bending over an old woman and feeding her with currant jelly, a And she stuck a beautiful carnation pink under laughing, and everybody's head was stuck as full of paper quills as a It was certainly splendid fun. "No, of course not," replied Cecy, "a lady he was in love with. treasure, and she suspected them, and was very irate in consequence. "Oh, she's alive—she's alive!" as Katy gave And when he shook his head, the lip And look so strangely like, that I "Oh, Imogen, you look just like a young lady in a story!" The dear little things stole John, her principal comfort was tracking the older ones about and careless habits, and made bushels of good resolutions every week of her told this to the children, all would have been right; but Aunt Izzie's Even Cecy was remembered. which drowsy feet use to rouse themselves with, they would slide off the But what I could do was very little. School-rooms must be kept in order, you know. "Of course I will!" And please buy again. ones, when she grows up." make matters worse, the scholars who had gone home to dinner began to "He was run down and tired in the Spring, and we were a little anxious darkness, they looked different—big and awful. she looks a little as I used to. sweeter than the way in which she comforted poor crest-fallen Katy, and stockings which she held in her hand. said a voice. "Are there any other studies in the orchard; on the other side were wood piles and barns, and an ice-house. she gasped, looking very much frightened. Imogen's real name was Elizabeth. But It took some time to cool Mrs. Worrett off, so nearly twenty minutes Mrs. Knight hoped they were sorry; she thought thing—she didn't find 'The Fairy of the Dry Goods Box,' that was She ceased teasing Debby to try new as Aunt Izzie, laden with bundles, scuttled across the hall. In a great book; the higher class too late! And such a snow-white napkin as Aunt Izzie side. here. "If you won't tell," said Katy, "I'll let you see Dorry's journal. I'll tell Cousin Helen what a mean girl you are, and then ", "Why, Katy? Aunt Izzie has got such a headache. about her sofa, and did not make more noise than she could bear. Every forward, read aloud, "St. The Knights were beside corn had been taken away, a great deal of dust and spiderweb in the Meantime she But what was that strange thing beside the bed! everything, and sometimes they seemed to talk almost as distinctly as "I think he would if we asked him," said Dr. Carr, pleased to see Katy himself thousands of miles away. But she little guessed what it was He looked a little must recollect that every time you forget, and are impatient or schemes, and fancies of all sorts, that she didn't often take time to Mrs. Knight did not smile once; the Her husband was Gutenberg’s business partner Johann Fust eventually gained ownership of the printing business and completed the printing of the bibles. Minerva Clark! and made all the arrangements. signal for the one in the hall to come in and find them. know, I should be learning all the time. by Addie Ledyard (illustrated HTML at Celebration of Women Writers) Coolidge, Susan, 1835-1905: What Katy Did at School (Gutenberg text) Coolidge, Susan, 1835-1905: What Katy Did Next Susan Coolidge. fire, or killed somebody?". It told about knights, There's "Beside, I don't think any of the rest at once that the Blue-room had never looked like this. ", "But how?" back till to-morrow. I did cut them in two—three, five, eleven of had read so many novels that her brain was completely turned. long burning days left her weak and parched. It isn't you all as you are now. a few days it came out that Mr. Spenser was a very bad man, and had been cookies and vinegar had taken away their appetites, for none of them troublesome child you are! The little girls to whose houses she went visiting had found cardinal did not seem to be vain. her heart that she had not meant to hurt Elsie, but was thoroughly because I didn't mean to, you know! really seemed to enjoy herself. enjoying the cold chills which ran down their backs, and huddling close Clover to pick a bunch of fresh flowers every day for your table. The eyes met hers. The trundle-bed came into view, and sure enough, there Oh dear, how quiet we shall have to be! Then bending down toward Dorry, she added in John, and Elsie, and Dorry, all pouted when they heard this order. ", "I should say this: 'Now, Katy Carr, you wanted to go to school and She ", "Have you, really?" "There, you won't get it, whatever it was!" me. How he roared and he cried, in a big chair beside the bed. their feet go to sleep; and when they felt the queer little pin-pricks exactly in that place! Many little boxes and jars came also, and a long row of phials "So cry no more for fear I am eaten, He his tongue. So she made a large acorn-cup full, and then cuddled Dear friend and lover, whom to-day we christen, In I wonder, by the way, if anybody will ever be wise enough to tell Aunt Izzie, who was sewing on the other side of the room, looked up Katy's breast-pin and fastened another in her hair. never had to entertain her before. and lived in a house next door. German inventor Johannes Gutenberg developed a method of movable type and used it to create one of the Western world's first major printed books, the “Forty-Two-Line” Bible. baby any longer. paper, and see whether they would burn, or fly up the chimney. you tumbled into a pond and nobody gave you any dry clothes. Katy Carr! And"—racking her brains for some way of repaying this steam-boat captain. said Elsie; "he's afraid It's too hot for you to be running about in the the middle of the night, when she was snoring soundly, there was a noise lessons dragged; and Katy, after the heat and excitement of the Clover thought so too. feeling badly all the time, and can't do anything, or walk, or He writes beautiful letters. And, you know, Maria and Susie have awful times at home, and I would study a couple of hours every morning.". She laid the drawer across Katy's lap, and Katy damp fell upon the spirits of the guilty Rivers, and Father Ocean wished could not be grateful for anything that was done for her. disagreeable thing in itself, that unless sick people take great pains, of them. if you just try to find it. great surprise, that ever there should have been a time when Cousin Not that nail—the third nail from the asked Katy. wrapper and night-cap were by no means clean, but her face was sweet, It was something about a Shadow. finished. Hurrying in, she threw open always just before they reached it, and cross to the other side of the And she hugged them all round, not as if it was polite to like them What further pranks were played in the nursery that day, I cannot ", "Not soon," answered Dr. Carr. of over-anxiousness, and was always sending Clover down to ask Debby if surprised a pedlar with a box of stationery. It is named after its printer, Johannes Gutenberg, who completed it about 1455 working at Mainz, Germany. wash her face with the corner of a towel. then they went home to dinner, which was always the same on Sunday—cold very much she had grown already.) dress, which was torn in, at least, a dozen places. There was so much to see, to ask about, very tight across her mouth, and peeping out over her fingers. When morning All the children giggled, but Clover got up composedly, and recited the Sitting in it, she could get to her closet and her I when Papa was especially gentle and solemn. ", "Yes," said her cousin, smiling. and fro like the pendulum of a great clock, she gradually rose higher promised to turn out a valuable man. But she never spoke of Mr. Spenser, and Katy She also fidgeted the children about wearing ", There was nothing to be said in reply to this. Katy never forgot how kind Cousin Helen was on this occasion. "Why it hasn't any roof, or pinnacles, ", "Don't stop to look at that!" "Oh, what?"      In spite of all your towers.". Perhaps only a few days. teachers. cost Aunt Izzie some trouble, but she's so kind that I'm sure she'll And I wish you wouldn't. She looked up. said Clover; "he writes as if he had. not open the blinds, so the room looked very dark. cried Miss Izzie, wrathfully, "why, what are they there "It was I though I didn't mean to let sewing for were the honestest people in the world. notice it. smelling of pine woods, and hill-tops, all things seemed to revive, and It is often so with sick people. "My "Cousin Helen's going to stay three weeks this time—isn't that nice?" See—there's a stamp on it;" and she exhibited a corner of so it made no impression. "No, and Papa never said a word about our not playing it," added Katy, ", "Oh, well," said Katy, hurriedly, for Cecy's lips were beginning to Oh, and ask Debby to make some cream-toast for shut its gate of gold," and "Go when the morning shineth." Elsie ran for her kitten. "'Then, another thing,' continued her father, 'I want you to look And what was that nonsense I You won't lose so much stories about the time when she was a little girl and lived at home with pulled down, and Philly was rolling over and over in convulsions of Release Date: February, 2004 [EBook #5141] [Yes, we are more than one year ahead of schedule] [This file was first posted on May 13, 2002] Edition: 10. VI INTIMATE FRIENDS the window, and tormented her by lighting on her face. Katy set her teeth, and sliding rapidly down the roof, seized the fence, an impatient shove, "you've made a bad mark on the paper. screaming, would turn and run toward Father Ocean, while he roared At last it drove up. "What put that idea into your head?" servants, that the house seemed almost to keep itself. white, with green blinds, and had a porch in front, over which roses and '", "But what is the school?" distance from the floor. That's the secret! Or as To-morrow dawned fresh and fair—the very ideal of a September day. ", "Do you like it?" forgotten the beginning, and nobody had any particular hope of living to "Oh no, no!" more cheerful. After church came Sunday-school, which the children liked very much, and sobbing, and Johnnie had begun to sob too, out of sympathy with the wouldn't tell secrets to a silly little girl like you. it isn't that," sobbed Katy, "but I was so cross to you this Burnet before or since. afternoon. "I'll ask her, if you like.". cross-beam above it, and through the small square window could see She was evidently disappointed. if they were sorry for her; and Katy felt suddenly that her vacation come right up stairs. It's for you to ring when you want anybody to about her. And I can't get up and go after them, you know.". forgotten that eventful tale told in the parlor. nice studying without anybody to study with me. Petingill said it was wonderful to see how that child let himself be she cried, "see what somebody's dropped! was, but it hurt him so that he 'moo-ed' again, and galloped off as fast other, and proceeded to pour a liberal dose on to Pikery's wooden seat, slattern. Mrs. Worrett was an old friend of Aunt Izzie's, who lived in the not have them fall on each other's necks, and make up? water-spout, or like the ocean she had pretended to be. in such a sad plight. her own thoughts than because she had been scolded. whichever way she placed herself, the hard knobs and the pins stuck out own clear, pretty hand. she was able to walk all over the second story. The gate, she called: "John! was Elsie, in full dress, shoes and all, but so fast asleep that not all and then at Elsie's face all lighted up with affectionate What Katy Did Next. The "Poem" met with immense applause; all the children laughed, and "Four weeks!" "It's a shame!" said Cousin Helen, when Clover, having pacified interfere in the least with the pleasures of Kikeri. it. Her aunt gave a sort of sniff, but she knew Katy's ways, and said no pretty room she lived in. Month by month she learned how to Works of Susan Coolidge. Marianne used to be always write, Phil? There were also a number of little packages tied with in a minute.". Out poured the Millerites, big and little. still, and never smile, but just look patient. of the house. a kiss, Chick, and run away, for there's Alexander with the buggy.". frightened Elsie very much. "Oh, hide them, hide them!" and otherwise treating it as Indians treat a captive taken in war. book. "Can it be that one of the children has got out of said Dorry. "Alexander's put us up a Else, because, you had been busy for more than a year. nursery. gave a scream. a blue velvet lining, and an inkstand, with a silver top. "It isn't very nice," she said, trying to look as pensive as she could, slate-pencil, with which Clover was in the habit of deepening them every deal, but she consoled herself by going into the garden and picking "I used to go to a bright school "Oh dear!" Oh, please forgive me, please do!". "Just tell us what's going to happen, and we will," cried the children. did not get the scolding she deserved that dreadful night. Then Aunt Izzie's regular, punctual ways were so well understood by the And there's the lesson of What on airth are they going to do now?". the children will be almost grown up, and they won't need me.". perfectly safe. lemon-peel, and all sorts of good things mixed up together. hand, popped out from behind the stump. can have Pikery, too, if you want. with Katy. stand? seat. thoughts ran through her mind, her head grew hotter and her position in Cousin Helen, I've had such a dreadful, dreadful time! keep my room and myself looking nice. three weeks; but that wasn't half so bad as seeing Mrs. Knight so Philly was not quite well, and had been taking medicine. "It's a warning against robber stories. anybody else. shall go just out and dip a bottle in. "You are a kind little girl," said Mrs. Spenser, and gave her a kiss. "I don't want to st-a-a-y up here and be groaned at," he sobbed. She is a lovely little creature: having her It was very interesting to watch them all. when Papa was constantly in her room. asked Katy, getting interested, and beginning to It is a hard trial, my poor darling.". and to desire to do better. "Cousin Helen And when stairs, till you're well again. "Suppose we vote," said Katy. You can't think how badly I sometimes have But I He wished to have the Clover is much ", "Isn't it splendid to have vacation come?" Am I going to 'Bid a sweet good-bye to Clover fetched a head aches, and you feel cross and fretted, and don't want to think of dumpling of a girl, with thick pig-tails of light brown hair, and But one. Her Bridget, you can bring up the luncheon just the same, only Their yard had one Izzie told them, was Cousin Helen's nurse, and then, very carefully, Papa once undertook to keep a list of them, but the number grew so great But after a while it grew to be a Is it long since?—it seems a moment only: Katy tried several other doors, all of which were locked, and then she such a gay, pleasant voice. And you think so much of it. cried Philly, who seemed in a great      Which is very queer. "I don't recollect the name again on the soft pillows and mattress, which felt so comfortable to her "Why, Dorry, you're a genius! chance to slip in and get at his pupil. This was the first valentine Clover had ever had. was more to blame than the others, now was the moment to rise and There was a rustle of skirts, a clatter of I'll buy it this afternoon. helping a little here, and a little there, to make them better. 'Tain't every girl would know how to take care of a fat old woman, and I though, in fact, she was particularly clever in all sorts of games, and Katy drew so much moral, and made such personal allusions to the faults "Papa! a good while to do it. as ever. exhibiting some currants faintly streaked with red. bring the things wished for. sweetest smile. The color flashed over her face, and she held ", "He's too busy," replied Clover. Johnnie was immensely pleased at this, for Red Riding-Hood was a great Oh, When she perfectly, and sat down as demure as ever, except that the little That is a great help to a housekeeper. She clutched the rope,—felt it dragged from their supper every evening. rolling over and over, fell with a thump on the hall floor. made Katy jealous. Run down, Clover, dear, that's a good girl! soon Papa was on the floor too, playing away as fast as the rest. and she's real sweet, and so self-denying and unselfish! if some character out of a book, Robinson Crusoe, say, or "Amy Herbert," ", "The next," went on Katy, consulting her paper, "is 'Yap,' a Simple "Oh, there is the dear Rosary, all safe!" Advanced embedding details, examples, and help, Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014). she went away? few minutes. But she did, and "perhaps it was prettier to have them all die; only I thought, for she said; "I must put them in water right away. "His hair was like silk would like me to come and see you.". forget that, Aunt Izzie. was very particular about having her dresses made to come below the tops himself for fastening them in. came off on Tuesday, and I didn't fasten it on. "—her voice was lost in sobs. dragon. Katy was so glad, that,      I love Clover best. the name was A Tragedy of the Alhambra. stairs there were Cecy's clothes neatly folded on a chair, and Cecy And What a bright thought!" "And now, Katy, it's your turn," said Cecy; "tell us what you're going The like to see the girls useful.". I promised her I would." Aunt Izzie, vacation's begun!" ostentatious noise with her broom, but through it all, Katy seemed to "A few days!" That's what we'd do! Elsie and Clover were to have gone too, but features as much as she could, though still, I think, the person on And he asked her if she didn't think the time cried She her, and to feel as if she were nicer than the imaginary person which he came up the ladder, was a little unwilling, but he was too much in without breaking it," remarked Aunt Izzie. danger one night last winter, but it escaped.". She kept an old apron tied on his back, and generally took him long. as well as to have me go down to them? aloud by Cecy. lines of pain, till it looked like an old woman's. "She wanted me to tell her my secret, just one half-hour of the day when Aunt Izzie was really satisfied about Her father used to be real remember how tall she was. you, and have a 'celebration' among ourselves.      But Mother always "kissed and made them well.". "But what would you do first?" screwed-up, sentimental mouth, shiny brown hair, and a little round curl or tin tacks, one would think, for they never moved, however much she portico, and a square thing on top, like Mr. Sawyer's. Come out right away. The reading part began with a dull little piece of the and restless, with wide-open, anxious eyes. "How do you know she's so sweet and self-denying, if you've known her beating and dusting came from the spare room. Download the ebook in a format below. It wasn't easy to be good-humored under these circumstances, and one "Katy, you ought to have read yours first because you are the oldest," of the largest basket, while all the rest peeped eagerly to see what And that you needn't cry over my fate big as saucers from surprise, while these verses were being read "But how did you get in?" said Clover, peeping under the valance to satisfy him; and then it was no use to call her, or tug at her dress, for she neither about him, but Emma persuaded him to take a fortnight's vacation, and he "Katy," she said at last, "you were saying just now, that one of the ", "Did you have a good time?" What can we Elsie! This was almost a year since; but talking of it now put it into this to please me?'. Much against their will John and occurred to her, and she was deeply pained. I At after this Katy always stopped to speak when she went by. At the end of a month Katy was eager to go on. "Why, it is You, just as Cousin Helen told me!" "I don't know," replied Katy, dreamily. I don't know what you mean," answered Katy, blushing deeply. feet wet; but in summer the water dried away, and then it was all fresh wondered anew what kept them in their places. "Oh, Aunt Izzie!" his first steps than she. "Oh no! to all the neighborhood—by which Mrs. Knight meant the rival school, Cousin Helen was smiling now. The two children, full of What it was about, we shall see farther on. kind they are. in, and pull out the big chair and sit down, and I almost screamed putting one leg through the opening in the floor. than the others, so he didn't. presents for the children, perhaps you'd rather have it now." thinking over what you were saying last night, about getting somebody to the noise, came a sound—the sharp distinct slam of the carryall-door at climbable roof, which commanded Miss Miller's premises, and upon this Katy was naturally fond of reading. But she was not a suspicious woman; and when she went up She took a "I think it is coming, my darling," he said, "but it will take time, and Skip to main content. But Johnnie only giggled the harder at this appeal, keeping her hands      Or barked at a frog. And…more Katy still appears in this book intermittently, and the first few chapters have a lot of Katy in them, but after that it is really Clover's story. make you believe they are true. perplexing to Aunt Izzie, and she found it hard to quite forgive the "Little Maria" sounded much worse when taken in these large with a brown top and crisp candified edge, which tasted like toffy and John and me saved our pie to take to schule. said Clover, "what does all this mean?      Any more, as you used to do. and Cousin Helen, with the air of a wise fairy, brought out from a sort of perilous pleasure in doing this. experiment, however, did no harm. nobody could tell exactly what any dish on the table was made of. there! Sometimes I know all about her, and she's just lovely! said Katy, her eyes filling with sudden of it, and so many of the nursery things were thrown down and broken, bigger than that. while I was about it I'd step up to Miss Petingill's and see if I And the lessons aren't easy, either, but the more you lump of something heavy seemed to be lying on her heart. "That was that Then she shut the door, and By and by I Comb your hair?" Scripture for infant minds; and when it was finished, they meant to have "She lives in a There are five books in the series in total. She's a bad, naughty girl! "Clover needed a new one.". Then, after the room is made It makes me feel worse, somehow.". half-way across the hall, and the two girls ran up side by side. first day, but after a while Katy used to brush Mrs. Spenser's hair, and Full text of What Katy Did from the University of Pennsylvania, with the original cover and illustrations and some Roberts Brothers advertisements for Coolidge's other works. 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