Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

1
    Aunt Miranda
Sawyer, of Riverboro,
has a Heart Which she
Uses for no other Purpose
Than the Pumping and
Circulating of Blood.

	Josephine Crowell

2
       Jane,
Rebecca's other Aunt,
is Softer and Kinder.
     Her Heart
  has Been Broken.

	Mayme Kelso

3
        Many miles
     from Riverboro,
on Sunnybrook Farm, Lives
Mrs. Randall, Rebecca's Mother.

	Jane Wolfe

4
Because of the Mortgage
on Sunnybrook Farm, the
Sawyer Aunts Offer to
Adopt One of the Seven
  Randall Children.

  The Good Fortune 
has fallen to Rebecca.

5
       Jeremiah Cobb,
the Stage Driver of Riverboro,
is sent by the Aunts for
         Rebecca.

	Charles Ogle

6
"Here's money fer stamps
and writin' paper.
Aunt Miranda won't 
supply them luxuries
when she's feedin',
clothin' an' payin' fer
yer ejjication."

7
"Didn't mend that
hole in yer stockin'!"

8
"Don't fergit to wash
behind yer ears, Rebeccy!"

9
"-hope this oilcloth'll
keep that young'un from
scuffin' up the carpets!"

10
"Does it cost any more to
ride up there with you, Mr. Cobb?"

11
"Namin' her twins Elijah and
Eliza will never open the gates
of Heaven to that Simpson
woman."

12
"I only learned a few 
days ago the Simpsons
have never been married."

13
   Emma Jane Perkins,
the Blacksmith's Daughter.

	Marjorie Daw

14
"My name's Minnie Smellie -
  my paw's the preacher -
and YOU'VE got a mortgage!"

15
"I haven't got a mortgage
    on YOU - have I?"

16
"- and I once poked it
Clean through a girl!"

17
"Scared Cats!"

18
"I'm Emma Jane Perkins
and we've got Seven cows!"

19
"We haven't any cows
at all but I'm Rebecca
  Rowena Randall."

20
 "Roses are red,
violets are blue -"

21
"These flowers aren't
half so sweet as you."

22
"I'll learn you not to
fiddle away your time
 - Writin' Poetry!"

23
"DON'T go up the
front stairs! Use the
back ones!"

24
     "DON'T
  step on them
polished floors!"

25
"I think I'm going to get 
  along very nice with 
   you, Aunt Miranda."

26
"I've my doubts! You're
  too much like your 
mincin' shiftless father!"

27
"He spent your Mother's
money and left her
with seven children
 to provide for."

28
"It's s-something to leave
s-seven nice children."

29
  The Only Undesirables
of Riverboro are the Simpsons -
   Shiftless and
"Poor as Church Mice."

30
"Heart fiddle-sticks! More
likely it's yer stummick."

31
        "DON'T
  start bawlin'! Your
grandmother never allowed
   it in THIS house!"

32
"Gee! - what a little bit!"

33
"Just for that you
don't get any!"

34
     A Stray
Sunbeam Journeys
to Sunnybrook Farm

35
      Selling
Smith's Superba Soap -
      for the
     Simpsons!!

36
"We'll have ter bathe
often'r than Saturday
nights to use up all
this soap."

37
"Missy Poorhouse!"

38
"I don't care if you tell
your MOTHER - all your
RELATIONS - the state
of MAINE --"

39
"--- and the
PRESIDENT!"

40
      From Riverboro
     Adam Ladd had Gone
      into the World,
  Won his Great Fight and
Returned, Wealthy, Wise - and
  Best of all, Unspoiled.

	Eugene O'Brien

41
"Are - are you the
lady of the house?"

42
"This soap is of such pure
engredients that a baby
can eat it with relish
and profit."

43
"We are getting a splendid
premium for some poor
people - something which
they greatly need."

44
"I've known what it is to 
do without a banquet
lamp myself!"

45
"My Aunt will take three
hundred and fifty cakes."

46
"My name is Adam Ladd."

47
"Are you the Mr. Aladdin
who owned the lamp
in the Arabian Nights?"

48
"I hate that hat, Mr.
Aladdin, worse - worse
than Minnie Smellie!"

49
  "HE TIPPED HIS HAT!
   and it'll be four
years before we're ladies."

50
"Well ---- we're the
BEGINNINGS of ladies."

51
Visitors Day
    at
  School.

52
  "Our dear Pastor,
Reverend Smellie, will
now address the school."

53
"I hope it is clear to you
children that in the 
hypogynous monocotyledons
we distinguish the
funaria hygronetrica ---"

54
"While we are on the 
subject - can any little boy
or girl tell me what
is a hypocrite?"

55
"A hypocrite is a little
girl who pretends she
is what she isn't ---
when she ain't!"

56
"Of all the girls that are so mean,
There's none like Millie Smellie;
And when I catch her out of school,
I'll pound her into ----- jelly!"

57
"Arise, my soul - stretch every nerve!
Shake off thy coward's fears."

58
"The mortgage lift from off the farm -
And dry my mother's tears!"

59
          And After
      the Prison-long
   and Yawny School Days
there's comes Vacation Time -
        Heralded by a
        Circus Parade.

60
"Snips!"

61
"Stop the band!"

62
"Daredevil Dick
will now purrform his
TURRIBLE 'Leap for Life'!"

63
"Wot are we goin' ter
do? Daredevil Dick
has ditched us!"

64
"Get Fontleroy Scroggins!"

65
"Ladies and gentlemen!
Is there a physician
in the house?"

66
"Next we interduce
Rebeccaretta - the lady
bare-back purrformer!"

67
      Rebecca Learns
           that
Geographically the Temperature
          in the
       Middle Zone
           is -
          Torrid!

68
        Curtained
      by the Night -
Dark and Storm-threatening -
Dave Simpson Steals a Horse
      from Adam Ladd.

69
"I guess you can't help
being cross, Aunt Jane.
You probably inherited
it from Aunt Miranda."

70
"Do you think she will
hate this one worse -
worse than Minnie Smellie?"

71
"When the steeple fell
she was struck by a 
piece of flying timber!"

72
  There are 
Mornings After -
Without the Cold,
  Gray Dawn.

73
"They're all set against poor
 Mrs. Simpson 'cause she 
doesn't wear any jewelry."

74
"Wedding rings are the fashion
in Riverboro, but Mr. Simpson
was too poor to buy one."

75
"Oh, dear, if they would only
   give them away as soap
        premiums."

76
"My Mother's."

77
"If you think this would make
Mrs. Simpson happy, you
may give it to her."

78
"Now yer temperature's
normal - we'll tell our
plans fer sendin' you
ter boardin' school."

79
"When you put it on her 
finger Mr. Simpson, all the
ladies in Riverboro will
speak to her again."

80
"I'm dreadfully ashamed I
ain't never done it before."

81
"We'll stop by the Parson's 
this evenin', Sarey."

82
    Aladdin's Lamp
Lends its Magic Glow
to Rebecca's Last Evening
     in Riverboro_

83
"This is the man who stole 
your horse, Mr. Ladd."

84
"As Mr. Simpson and his wife
are going to run our farm,
I'll drop any action against him."

85
"You're so nice, Mr. Aladdin,
I-I have decided to marry 
   you when I grow up!"

86
The Departure
      for
Boarding School.

87
"You may not use it
this winter - but keep
it -- as a remembrance."

88
Three Years Passed by.
Three Happy, Hardworking
but Successful Years,
for Rebecca - Culminating
   in a graduation
    "With Honors."

89
"Mirandy would a' felt
rewarded had she been here."

90
"I haven't told Rebecca how
seriously ill her Aunt is."

91
"I'm glad I met the child -
proud I know the girl -- and
longing to meet the woman!"

92
"Calm, fiddlesticks!
Go down an' welcome her."

93
"I ain't dead yet ---
don't mess up the bed
with yer flowers!"

94
"I reckin I've been pretty
hard on you, Rebecca."

95
"I've just been an old broom
searchin' fer cobwebs and
scornin' the bright, clean 
spots in life. How you
must hate me!"

96
"No, Aunt Miranda,
I love you!"

97
"God bless you fer
that, Rebecca."

98
     With Autumn
There Came the Harvest,
    God's Peace --
      and the
 Promise for Tomorrow.

99
"Now that Sunnybrook 
is sold, our family will
live in Riverboro."

100
"Do you remember, a long 
time ago, when you said
to me, 'Mr. Aladdin, I have
decided to marry you
when I grow up'?"

101
"I am grown up,
Mr. Aladdin."

THE END

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