He used to help my father cut Christmas
trees for me in Virginia, and he had not forgotten how much I liked them.
Anne's first Christmas
in her own house was as delightful as she could have wished.
Craig's in Charlottetown invited her for Christmas
, and Peter, being given his choice of going or staying, joyfully elected to stay.
First a card with "For the Anne-girl and Merry Christmas
," written on it; and then, a pair of the daintiest little kid slippers, with beaded toes and satin bows and glistening buckles.
But no, their bells were not ringing for him--their Christmas
was not meant for him, they were simply not counting him at all.
dinner in the wigwam of an Indian chief
returned the uncle sternly, `keep Christmas
in your own way, and let me keep it in mine.
And he's got a voice like a bird--you wouldn't think," Dolly went on; "he can sing a Christmas
carril as his father's taught him; and I take it for a token as he'll come to good, as he can learn the good tunes so quick.
While I was making this Christmas
visit I met an old coloured man who was one of the numerous local preachers, who tried to convince me, from the experience Adam had in the Garden of Eden, that God had cursed all labour, and that, therefore, it was a sin for any man to work.
Of course, there was a joyful tumult for a time, during which Rose slipped into the window recess and watched what went on, as if it were a chapter in a Christmas
They invented the art of giving Christmas
and then the rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned, and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas