Frances Hodgson Burnett

A Little Princess

A Little Princess is a 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It is a revised and expanded version of Burnett's 1888 serialized novel entitled Sara Crewe: or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's Boarding School, which was published in St. Nicholas Magazine.
Captain Ralph Crewe, a wealthy English widower, enrolls his young daughter Sara at Miss Minchin's boarding school for girls in London, to prepare her for a life in high society. Sara enjoys a special treatment and exceptional luxuries, and Miss Minchin openly fawns over Sara for her wealth. But all that changes when Captain Ralph suddenly dies after losing all his fortune, leaving Sara in poverty and in disfavor with Miss Minchin.
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    Wow. Just wow. I was so incredibly shook when I read this book. It was so much bette than I had imagined!

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    This books so far to me is Amazing an I think if you haven't read or finished it yet you should it is an amazing book!!🦄👏🍨🍦😆👍🍪🍰☃️🌈❄️

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    My favorite childhood novel. Just as good as a grown up.


    Renata Bogarinцитирует2 года назад
    "I know you by heart. You are inside my heart.
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    Nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that—warm things, kind things, sweet things—help and comfort and laughter—and sometimes gay, kind laughter is the best help of all.
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    A well-known glow came into Sara's eyes.
    "Yes," she said, hugging her knees, "that will be a good place to pretend about. I am a prisoner in the Bastille. I have been here for years and years—and years; and everybody has forgotten about me. Miss Minchin is the jailer—and Becky"—a sudden light adding itself to the glow in her eyes—"Becky is the prisoner in the next cell."
    She turned to Ermengarde, looking quite like the old Sara.
    "I shall pretend that," she said; "and it will be a great comfort."

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