Edgewater People

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,207 / 211 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 796
Added to site: 2009.05.23
mnybks.net#: 24257

Stories of four New England villages intended to embody a study of the growth of the village; in which, according to the author, a four-fold individual stands out "against his rural background, essentially the same, yet of a different aspect to each observer."

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ng Doctor Dinsmore, you know, has called on her, and he is trying to take Father's practice, but it is up-hill work. He is so young; still he gets on very well and he thinks a lot of Amy. He has talked it over with me. Walter is straight. He does seem straight, don't you think so?"

Sarah nodded.

"Well, he is in earnest, and as far as Amy is concerned he could manage. He makes enough to get married and look out for her; but there are Mother and the children, and I don't begin to earn enough. I am only eighteen, you know, Aunt Sarah. Walter can't marry Amy as things are now. She wouldn't think so herself. Amy is a good girl. She wouldn't shirk her duty to Mother and the younger ones, but Walter doesn't think he ought to say anything to her or pay any more attention to her. He says she is so pretty that some rich man might fancy her, and she could get married. He says he's willing to wait till he's eighty, but he won't bind her. I tried to make him tell Amy, but he won't. And now he hasn't been nea

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