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Mistress and Maid

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Published: 1862
Language: English
Wordcount: 110,720 / 319 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 707
Added to site: 2004.11.14
mnybks.net#: 9130
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t, called very "untidy," and labored in vain to quell under combs, or to arrange in proper, regular curls Her features--well, they too, were good; better than those unartistic people had any idea of--better even than Selina's, who in her youth had been the belle of the town. But whether artistically correct or not, Johanna, though she would on no account have acknowledged it, believed solemnly that there was not such a face in the whole world as little Hillary's.

Possibly a similar idea dawned upon the apparently dull mind of Elizabeth Hand, for she watched her youngest mistress intently, from kitchen to parlor, and from parlor back to kitchen; and once when Miss Hilary stood giving information as to the proper abode of broom, bellows, etc., the little maid gazed at her with such admiring observation that the scuttle she carried was titled, and the coals were strewn all over the kitchen floor. At which catastrophe Miss Leaf looked miserable. Miss Selina spoke crossly, and Ascott, who just then came in

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