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Penny Plain

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Author: Anna Masterton Buchan (Olive Eleanor (Constance) Douglas)
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,680 / 266 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 444
Added to site: 2004.07.06 8760
Genre: Romance

A family of orphan children in a small Scottish town, their maid, their dog, their neighbors, an unexpected fortune and happy marriages for all concerned make a slightly improbably but interesting story without problems. Will be enjoyed by the many people who like a simple, happy romance.

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" and squared his shoulders, and did not in the least deceive his sister Jean.

"Peter, me faithful hound," said the Mhor, hugging the patient dog. "What would you like to play at?"

Peter looked supremely indifferent.

"Red Indians?"

Peter licked the earnest face so near his own.

The Mhor wiped his face with the back of his hand (his morning's handkerchief, which he alluded to as "me useful little hanky," being used for all manner of purposes not intended by the inventor of handkerchiefs, was quite unpresentable by evening) and said:

"I know. Let's play at 'Suppose.' Jean, let's play at 'Suppose.'"

"Don't worry, darling," said Jean.

The Mhor turned to Jock, who was sitting at a table with his head bent over a book. "Jock, let's play at 'Suppose.'"

"Shut up," said Jock.

"David." The Mhor turned to his last hope. "Seeing it's your last night."

David never could resist the Mhor when he was beseeching.

"Well, only for ten minutes, remember."

Mhor looked fixedly at the



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