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A Daughter of Fife

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Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,153 / 183 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,034
mnybks.net#: 895
Origin: gutenberg.org
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but a very short time. Maggie said, she could have the room ready for him by noon of the following day, and as soon as the matter was settled, he went.

He had not sat down, and so every one else had remained standing; but at the open door he caught Maggie's eyes once more, and with a slight movement of adieu to her, he disappeared. She trembled, and turned hot and cold, and felt as if she must cry. It was with difficulty she hid her emotion from her brother, who looked queerly at her as he said, "I ne'er saw any man look like that man."

"He had a bonnie braidcloth cloak on."

"Sae handsome and sae stately; and if kings hae any grander way, there's nae wonder folks bow down to them. I aye thocht that Dr. Balmuto had the maist compelling look wi' him; but I think yonder man wouldna fear him, e'en though the doctor had on his Geneva bands and his silk gown."

"What's his name, Davie?"

"I dinna ken. I never thocht to ask him."

Then a singular sadness, one quite distinct fro

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2007.09.16
Maddie
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An innocent story that's worth a read but nothing grand.


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