Silence in a Winter Evening

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Silence in a Winter Evening
Description it was long past the time that her little daughter should be home from school. She had been called away to help a neighbor in need, and was alarmed when she came home and found that Marilyn wasn't yet home. She questioned the three older children, but they hadn't seen Marilyn. "She likes to find new ways to come home," Catherine reminded her mother. "I know, but it will soon be dark. Come, let's ask the Lord to help us, and then we'd all better go looking for her." The children gathered around, and they knelt by their mother in prayer. The children were to look nearby for their younger sister, Virginia would take Margaret with her in the car, and she could go farther. They must find Marilyn. The mother thought tenderly of this little girl who had been through so much in her seven years. Marilyn had been a sickly child at first, and had suffered from bulbax polio. Repair surgery had helped and eventually she could talk well. But she had learned to entertain herself, and was a pleasant happy child. She loved to climb, and had climbed ever since she began to move about independently as a baby. She would cling to a chair leg and climb up onto the chair and then to the table top. She would even climb up into the cupboards and to the top of the refrigerator. Outside in the summer, she loved to climb the tall poplar trees that grew by the side of the house. And if the tree swayed a little with her slight weight, it was even more fun for her. The mother drove the car to the school, looking anxiously up and down each street as she passed, and five-year-old Margaret pressed her face against the cold glass of the car window so that she could help her mother search for her sister whom she loved so much. LaVon picked up the still body of the child and 127
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323840
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