"Hullo!" said the little girl
in excellent English; and then we stared at each other in astonishment.
This little girl
, Dorothy, was like dozens of little girls
Although the little girl
was very pretty, she was so weak and small that they thought she could not live; but they said she should at once be christened.
The farmer and his wife loved this little girl
very much but she caused them great trouble by running away into the woods and they often spent haf days looking for her.
The little girl
was quite frightened when she saw the great pile of shaggy wolves, but the Tin Woodman told her all.
"Here, take the child!" said Pierre peremptorily and hurriedly to the woman, handing the little girl
As the sullen-eyed man, followed by the blood-covered boy, drew near, the little girl
burst into reproachful cries.
The little girl
was quite an experienced traveller, for she had once been carried by a cyclone as far away from home as the marvelous Land of Oz, and she had met with a good many adventures in that strange country before she managed to get back to Kansas again.
"I told you not to sit passengers on the roof," said the little girl
in English; "there, pick them up!"
The elder child was a little girl
, whom, because she was of a tender and modest disposition, and was thought to be very beautiful, her parents, and other people who were familiar with her, used to call Violet.
It was not long before Nancy saw her--the slender little girl
in the red-checked gingham with two fat braids of flaxen hair hanging down her back.
The windows were often frozen over; but then they heated copper farthings on the stove, and laid the hot farthing on the windowpane, and then they had a capital peep-hole, quite nicely rounded; and out of each peeped a gentle friendly eye--it was the little boy and the little girl
who were looking out.