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Ethel Hollister's Second Summer as a Campfire Girl

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,092 / 74 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 362
Added to site: 2006.07.04
mnybks.net#: 14052
Genre: Young Readers
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dollars for Mollie came back, and with it the temptation to steal. She took money from every girl. She was even willing, after placing Mollie in the Hospital, to go to prison, if only the child could be cured. She felt that some day she would be caught with the goods. She adored Miss Kate and took nothing from her. Finally she began taking jewelry to sell.

This morning she was on her way to find a hiding place for the two rings and a diamond locket taken from another girl, when she heard Ethel and Patty call. Then she was sure that they had discovered her secret, and trying to run away she tripped and lost consciousness. "Now that I have told you all," she added, "your father--Judge Sands--will send me up," and she sobbed piteously. Her grief was sincere. She had not stolen for herself. She had been desperate. Pity crept into the hearts of the two girls and they constituted themselves her friends. They made her replace the jewelry in Nora's and Edna's suit cases. They found the lady's card from whom s

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