Theo

A Sprightly Love Story

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Published: 1877
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,842 / 108 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.8
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,348
Added to site: 2009.02.05
mnybks.net#: 23346
Origin: gutenberg.org
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r her every movement. She was walking to and fro, and the sounds of opening drawers and turned keys came through the wall every moment. Pamela had unaccountable secret ways, Joanna always said. Her room was a sanctuary, which the boldest did not dare to violate lightly. There were closets and boxes there, whose contents were reserved for her own eyes alone, and questions regarding them seldom met with any satisfactory answer. She was turning over these possessions to-night, Theo judged, from the sounds proceeding from her chamber. To be truthful, Theo had some curiosity about the matter, though she never asked any questions. The innate delicacy which prompted her to reverence the forlorn aroma of long-withered romance about the narrow life had restrained her. But to-night she was so wide-awake, and Joanna and Elin were so fast asleep, that every movement forcing itself upon her ear, made her more wide-awake still. The turning of keys and unlocking of drawers roused her to a whimsical meditative wonder. Poor P

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