Excerpt from Comfort Pease and Her Gold Ring One of the first things which Comfort remembered being told was that she had been named for her Aunt Comfort, who had given her a gold ring and a gold dollar for her name. Comfort could t understand Why. It always seemed to her that her aunt, and t she, had given the name, and that she should have given the ring and the dollar; but that was what her mother had told her. Your Aunt Comfort gave you this beautiful gold ring and this gold dollar for your name, said she. The ring and the dollar were kept in Mrs. Pease's little rosewood work-box, which She never used for needlework, but as a repository for her treasures. Her best cameo brooch was in there, too, and a lock of hair of Comfort's baby brother who died. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.