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Edna's Sacrifice and Other Stories

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Language: English
Wordcount: 13,279 / 44 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 643
Added to site: 2005.03.29 10111

Edna's Sacrifice
Who Was the Thief?
The Ghost
The Two Brothers
and What He Left

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ent to heaven. 'Tis strange I have not heard of this."

"'Tis strange from him you have not heard," I thought; "and stranger still 'twill be if he comes not when the year is over. For surely he must know that you are free--" But I kept my thoughts, and soon after kissed aunty good-night.

One month passed, and the year was out. And somebody was in our parlor, making arrangements to carry away Aunt Edna. I knew it was he, when he met me at the hall door, and said:

"Edna--Miss Linden! can it be?"

"Yes and no, sir--both--Edna Linden; but, Doctor Graham, not your Edna. You will find her in the parlor," I answered, saucily, glad and sorry, both, at his coming.

Ah, she welcomed him with profound joy, I know. He knew all; papa had told him. And if he loved the beautiful girl, he then worshipped that noble woman.

"Thank God! Mine at last!" I heard him say, with fervent joy, as I passed the door, an hour after.

How beautiful she was, when, a few weeks after, she became his



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