The Wonderful Story of Gentle Hand and Other Stories. T.S. Arthur (1809-1885). Engraved by James W. Louderbach. J.M. Stoddart & Co., Philadelphia, c1871. "I’m going to tell you about a child who live a great many years ago in a far-away country—a little deformed and homely child. When only two years old, she fell and hurt herself very badly and had to lie in bed a long time."