Under the Lilacs

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Published: 1877
Language: English
Wordcount: 79,924 / 221 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,256
mnybks.net#: 507
Origin: gutenberg.org
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WHERE THEY FOUND HIS MASTER

Neither spoke for a minute, astonishment being too great for words; then, as by one impulse, both stole up and touched the cake with a timid finger, quite prepared to see it fly away in some mysterious and startling manner. It remained sitting tranquilly in the basket, however, and the children drew a long breath of relief, for, though they did not believe in fairies, the late performances did seem rather like witchcraft.

"The dog didn't eat it!"

"Sally didn't take it!"

"How do you know?"

"She never would have put it back."

"Who did?"

"Can't tell, but I forgive 'em."

"What shall we do now?" asked Betty, feeling as if it would be very difficult to settle down to a quiet tea-party after such unusual excitement.

"Eat that cake up just as fast as ever we can", and Bab divided the contested delicacy with one chop of the big knife, bound to

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