Esther

A Book for Girls

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Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,738 / 214 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 667
mnybks.net#: 1524
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is patients did what he told them, so I drank the wine, and tried to hurry from the room, only my knees felt so weak.

"Miss Martin will assist you," whispered Miss Majoribanks, as I passed her; and, sure enough, as I entered the dormitory, there was Belle emptying my drawers, with Jessie helping her. Even in my bewildered state of wretchedness I wondered why Miss Majoribanks thought it necessary for me to take all my things. Was I bidding good-by to Redmayne House?

Belle looked very kindly at me as she folded my dresses, but Jessie came up to me with tears in her eyes. "Oh, Esther!" she whispered, "how strange to think we were talking as we were, and now the opportunity has come?" and though her speech was a little vague, I understood it; she meant the time for me to display my greatness of mind--ah, me! my greatness of mind--where was it? I was of no use at all; the girls did it all between them, while I sat on the edge of my little bed and watched them. They were as quick as possible, and yet

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2008.06.08
Maddie
*****

The story of Esther who after a terrible misfortune grows up fast and true. A great read.


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