SARAH ANNE HARTFORD, Massachesetts, 1631
New York : Aladdin, 1997
and Elizabeth are on their way home from Sunday Sabbath meeting when Elizabeth
slips in the deep snow covering the short-cut path they are taking. For
a moment, they giggle, then, for another moment, they play in the snow,
sliding awkwardly downhill in their long skirts. They are seen breaking
the Sabbath and violating the law against playing in the snow on any day.
Because Sarah has borrowed Elizabeth's older brother's coat, their accuser
assumes it is him, not Sarah, who is involved in the Sabbath breaking.
Stepping forward will earn her a harsh punishment, and, she fears, destroy
her father's love for her. Sarah faces the hard choice between truth and
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