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Friends I Have Made

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Published: 1883
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,172 / 182 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 697
Added to site: 2011.08.14
mnybks.net#: 30594
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ht, and they want you to help try them on."

I don't know how I got through that day and night, but I believe I did such duties as were expected from me mechanically, or as if I had been in a dream, and at night I lay wakeful and weary, with aching eyes and heart, thinking of that dreadful idea that was trying to force itself upon me.

I waited till the three years had expired, and then, with what anguish of heart no words could tell, I wrote to Jack again--my fourth letter-- begging him, imploring him to answer me, if but to tell me he was weary of his promise, and wished to be set free; and then, making a superhuman effort over myself, I waited, waited, month by month, for an answer, though I knew that it must be at least six months before one could come.

I had given up expecting one in the interim, and I was too proud to send to his relatives--distant ones, whom I had never seen, and who had probably never heard of me. The thought had taken root now, and grown

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