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Kind Little Roland, Text

From: New Book Of Two Hundred Pictures
Creator: n/a
Date: 1868
Publisher: American Sunday School Union
Source: Straight Ahead Pictures Collection

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PLEASE give me a flower, little boy? One of the red ones."


"Yes, I will. Wait a minute, and you shall have a big bunch of roses and verbenas, and a lily," answered Roland Hazzard, who is a kind, generous boy, glad to make others happy. When the pale, forlorn-looking fellow stopped at the garden-gate, he was just feeling sorry that no pennies were in his pocket. Roland's money goes to poor boys much oftener than to the toy-store or the confectionery; and he says he will build a "Children's Home" when he grows up.