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Madge Morton's Trust

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,018 / 158 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.2
LoC Category: PS
Series: Madge Morton
Downloads: 487
Added to site: 2010.03.22
mnybks.net#: 27084
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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men wish a very special thing very much they ought to be able to obtain it. You see, we wish to spend the beginning of the summer on the houseboat. It would be splendid for Phil. But we haven't the money, so I am trying to find out how to get it."

The physician's eyes twinkled. "That is not a new occupation, Madge. Most of us spend our time in trying to get hold of that same mighty dollar. But we have to work for it as well as to think about it. I wonder if you girls wish the holiday on your boat badly enough to work for it? If only I could give you the money!"

Madge looked earnestly at the doctor, then said slowly: "That's just it. Of course, we are willing to work for the money. But I must find out what we can do in a hurry. You see, we need the money at once."

After they reached their destination, the doctor stayed a long while at his call on his country patient, and Madge, left alone in the buggy, had plenty of time to devise a thousand schemes for acquiring riches and to dismiss them

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