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That Little Girl of Miss Elizaís

A Story for Young People

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Author: Jean K. Baird
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,927 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.8
Downloads: 1,060
Added to site: 2011.11.18 31008
Genre: Young Readers

ces. None of the women had attempted to answer Eliza's question. Her head was whirling so that she forgot in an instant that she had asked it. She listened to the voices from the parlor. Then, with all the energy of which she was capable, she moved quickly across the room and entered what the countryside termed 'the parlor.' This room was one of the things which Eliza disliked. She never said so. She never gave her thoughts tangible form even to herself. She simply avoided the room because she never felt at ease or comfortable when she sat within it.

There was a heavy Brussels carpet with bold design in bright colors. The chairs had backs as stiff as a poker. They were upholstered in red plush with ball fringe everywhere it could be stuck on. The walls were made hideous with life-sized crayon portraits. Chenille curtains were draped at the windows and a rope portiere impeded the opening and closing of the door. A large marble-topped table stood in the center of the room. It was all hideous enough even



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