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The Girl Scouts at Home

or Rosanna's Beautiful Day

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Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,248 / 116 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 5,669
Added to site: 2007.03.04 16194

of course you know that I live there now. We came two days ago, and my name is Helen Culver. We would love to play together, wouldn't we?"

"Oh, indeed we would!" said Rosanna.

"Well, then we will," said Helen joyfully. "I must go now. I think it is practice time. I will see you after luncheon. Good-bye!" and she slid down the tree and disappeared.

Rosanna went skipping to the house. She was so happy. It was not her practice time, but she was going to practice because Helen was so engaged. Her mind was full of Helen as she sat doing finger exercises and scales. How lovely and clean and bright she looked with her big, blue eyes and blond docked hair! Her teeth were so white and pretty and her voice was so soft and low. And she had a dimple! It was Rosanna's dream to have a dimple in her thin little cheek.

Rosanna commenced to play scales. She took the C scale--it was so easy that she could think. She was so happy that she played it in a very prancy way, up and down, up and



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