Timothy's Quest

A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, Who Cares to Read It

Author: Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 5
  • Illustrated? No
  • Length: C
  • Flesch: 69.46
  • Kincaid: 9.3
  • Fog Level: 11.93
  • Core 1 and 2: 80.07

Placement Text

Minerva Court! Veil thy face, O Goddess of Wisdom, for never, surely, was thy fair name so ill bestowed as when it was applied to this most dreary place! It was a little less than street, a little more than alley, and its only possible claim to decency came from comparison with the busier thoroughfare out of which it opened. This was so much fouler, with its dirt and noise, its stands of refuse fruit and vegetables, its dingy shops and all the miserable traffic that the place engendered, its rickety doorways blocked with lounging men, its Blowsabellas leaning on