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A Little Traveler.

Sarah O. Jewett.

Table of differences between the text appearing in The Mate of the Daylight and the text in Good Company.
 
 

Paragraph The Mate of the Daylight Good Company
1 I had grown used to traveling by myself. I was lucky 
 

after I had looked out of the window for half an hour,

separately. There was the usual

I have grown used to traveling by myself, but I felt lonely enough that day after the cars started. However, I was lucky

after I had looked miserably out of the window at nothing for half an hour,

separately. There were the usual

2 conductor had spoken to her and I  conductor had spoken to her, and I 
4 a half-questioning way, as if 

This new, undreamed-of, uncomfortable

a half questioning way, as if

This new, undreamed of, uncomfortable

5A [Omitted in this text]. "Poor little girl," said I.
7 any more," she answered, as any more," she told me, as
8 There seemed to be no one to look after her, so presently I gave her some of my own luncheon. She was very hungry, and I pitied her more than ever, for the fact of her friendlessness grew more and more plain. She had pretty manners; she evidently

hat, a little leghorn

She was very hungry, and I was more pitiful than ever, for the fact of her friendlessness grew more and more plain. She had very nice ways; she evidently
 
 
 

hat, a little, leghorn

10 I got a message that something had gone wrong up the road, and I got a dispatch that something had gone wrong up the line, and
12 take her on free, I believed. I'd 

fetching up other folks' children, 

take her on free, I guessed. I'd

fetching up other folks' [folks] children,

14 young woman, spoke to her

at which Nelly smiled now

young girl, spoke to her

at which she smiled now

18 nest in an apple-tree

smooth feathers, who winked

nest in an apple tree

smooth feathers who winked

21 if anything ails 'em. Then I take 'em to doctor and get so attached to 'em I can't let 'em go again. I was telling this little girl if I'd known I was going to see her I'd have brought along a nice little linnet for her; he'll sing all day long, but him and the one

of the two sparrows that are sold for a farthing of this world's money.

if anything ails 'em. I was telling this little girl if I'd known I was going to see her I'd have brought along a nice little linnet for her; he'll sing all day long, but he and the one
 
 

of the five sparrows that are sold for a farthing of this world's money and yet are worth so much to God.

22 would look hard-hearted would look hard hearted
23 one waiting to meet me, 

fruit and candy and I

as she goes through the world.

one who came to meet me, 

fruit and candy, and I

as she goes through the world to Heaven.

25 said with a sob, and caught said with a sob and caught
26 must tell the people out there that must tell people that

 
 
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