The Bountiful Lady

or, How Mary was changed from a very Miserable Little Girl to a very Happy One

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Author: Thomas Cobb
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,940 / 79 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 606
Added to site: 2009.11.11
mnybks.net#: 25772
Genre: Young Readers
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you want to go so early?' asked Sister Agatha; 'you generally like to sit up as late as you can.'

'Because I want to-morrow to come soon,' said Mary, and she shut her eyes and tried to go to sleep as soon as her head touched the pillow in order to make to-morrow come sooner.

'You must remember that Evangeline has a great deal to do,' said Sister Agatha, as she dressed Mary the next morning. 'She has been away so long that now she has come home again a lot of people want to see her.'

'Who?' asked Mary.

'Oh, well, wherever there's a very beautiful fairy there is usually a prince not far off,' answered Sister Agatha. 'And some day he will come to take Evangeline away with him.'

'Not if she doesn't want to go,' cried Mary. 'I do hope she won't go. And of course she can do whatever she likes, can't she?'

'She can certainly do a great many things,' said Sister Agatha, when she had put Mary in the arm-chair and given her a cup of soup. 'And she can make other people do a gre

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