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Come, Frank, let us play that my doll is sick, and you are the
, doctor. You put on father's long coat and his tall hat, and then ring
the door bell, just as the doctor does.”
“O yes, sister, I will be the doctor. When I ring the bell, Ann must open the door for me.”
“Well, I will send Ann to the door when you ring.”
Then Frank put on his father's tall hat and long coat. He went out of the room, and pretty soon he gave the bell a pull which made it ring very loud.
“Ann, there is some one at the door,” said Mary. “Go and see who it is.”
Ann went to open the door, and there stood Frank, trying very hard to look like a doctor.
Come in, sir,” said Ann, and Frank came into the room where Mary was.
“Good morning, doctor,” said Mary.
“Good morning, Miss Mary. Did you send for me ?”
Yes, doctor, I sent for you because my doll is very sick." Very sick ?
What can be the matter ? Has she been eating too much ?”
“No, doctor, she does not eat much. She is quite cold, and does not move about much.”
“Well, let me see,” said the doctor; and he took out his watch while he held the doll's hand. One, two, three, four, five, six,
, seven, eight, nine, ten,” said he. “O her pulse is not very fast.”
What shall I do for her, doctor ?"
“Give her some warm tea, a hot bath, and put her to bed.”
“Is that all, doctor ? ”
will be well in the morning. Good morning, Miss Mary.”
“Good morning, doctor.”
Let pupils give answers in complete sentences. What did Frank and Mary play ? What kind of a coat and hat did Frank put on ? What did he do then ? What did Mary say about the doll ? What did the doctor tell Mary to do? What did Mary say when the doctor went away ?
Let pupils write their names and addresses after the