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Betty Lee, Sophomore

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Published: 1931
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,532 / 141 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 959
Added to site: 2010.12.22
mnybks.net#: 29986
Origin: gutenberg.org
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t door, the ice man coming and all while a body is talking at the telephone and trying to get an important message, but you certainly made it funny. 'Hello, hello--yes, Father--I don't quite get that--where did you say to meet you?--mercy, there is the ice man and somebody else is knocking, too and the door-bell is ringing--what'll I do?--you can't hold the 'phone?'--something like that, Kathryn. And you must have been scared the time you forgot to keep the screen door fastened and that agent walked right in."

"Yes," laughed Betty. "I thought he was taking a gun from his pocket and I backed toward the front room door, ready to run, while he fixed me with his awful eye, and then asked me if I wanted to buy whatever he had. I didn't even look at it. I gasped out, 'No, sir,' and then I heard what I had on the gas stove boiling over and knew it would put out the gas; so I turned and fled, and when I came back the man was gone and nothing was missing!"

"How soon can you girls come out? I'll

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