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The Adopted

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 959 / 3 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 121.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,061
Added to site: 2008.11.01
mnybks.net#: 22514
Excerpt

stone wall stretched away to the west. She had found a nice lonesome little place to huddle in, behind the wall, out of sight. It was just the place to be miserable in.

"I know something!" from one of a little group of gossipers on the outside of the wall. "She needn't stick her chin out an' not come an' play with us. She's nothing but an adopted!"

"Oh!--a what?" in awestruck chorus from the listeners. "Say it again, Rhody Sharp."

"An adopted--that's all she is. I guess nobody but an adopted need to go trampin' past when we invite her to play with us! I guess we're good as she is an' better, too, so there!"

Margaret in her hidden nook heard with a cold terror creeping over her and settling around

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 1.5 from 2 reviews: **
2011.09.08
sparklefairy
**...

Short about a child who thinks she is adopted.

2009.06.26
CINDY
*....

THIS STORY WAS TOO SHORT, I READ IT IN LESS THAN FIVE MINUTES, IT IS MORE LIKE A PAGE FROM A STORY. NOT EVEN WORTH THE DOWNLOAD TIME


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