Excerpt from Our Dear Eddie: Or, a Brief Narrative of the Life and Death of Edward Champion Pease The desire, often expressed by the dear departed one, to be useful, has had small influence in inducing the maternal pen to gather up some of the incidents of his short life, and place them in a form to meet the eye of children and youth. 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.