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The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea

or, The Loss of The Lonesome Bar

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Author: Janet Aldridge
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 52,078 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 569
Added to site: 2005.11.19
mnybks.net#: 11928
Origin: gutenberg.org
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their eyes as they would, the travelers were unable to distinguish the character of their surroundings, though Harriet Burrell, with chin elevated, had been sniffing the air suspiciously.

"I smell water," she cried.

"Tho do I," lisped Tommy. "But I don't want a drink."

Jane began to slow down as soon as the new sound had been heard. The car was rolling along slowly. For some unaccountable reason the driver put on a little more speed. Then came Jane McCarthy's voice, in a quick, warning shout:

"Here's trouble. Jump, girls! Jump! We're going in!"

They did not know what it was that they were going into, but not a girl of them obeyed Jane's command. Margery half-arose from the seat. Hazel pulled her back.

"Sit still, girls!" commanded Miss Elting. "Stop the car, Jane!"

The driver shut off and applied the brake. But she was too late. The automobile kept on going. The roadway underneath it seemed to be dropping away from them; for a few seconds they experienced the

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