The Telltale Tile

Part 6 of total 34 stories in series The Children's Book of Christmas Stories.

It begins with a bit of gossip of a neighbour who had come in to see Miss Bennett, and was telling her about a family who had lately moved into the place and were in serious trouble. “And they do say she’ll have to go to the poorhouse,” she ended.

“To the poorhouse! how dreadful! And the children, too?” and Miss Bennett shuddered.

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