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Holidays at the Grange

or A Week's Delight: Games and Stories for Parlor and Fireside

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Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 95,459 / 275 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.2
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 573
Added to site: 2006.07.26
mnybks.net#: 14308
Genre: Games
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was there gathered together;" making, as he spoke, a dashing bow to the girls. "Has not any one wit enough to think of a game at which we can all assist?"

"Do you know how to play 'Consequences?'" said Mary.

"I never heard of it," replied Cornelia; "how do you play it?"

"With paper and pencils. Here is my writing-desk full of paper, and my drawing-box with pencils ready sharpened, and you have nothing to do but all to write according to my directions, and doubling down the paper, to hand it to a neighbor, so that each time you have a different slip. When it is finished, I will read them aloud, supplying some words which will make sense--or, what is much better, arrant nonsense--of the whole. So begin by writing a term descriptive of a gentleman."

"Now write a gentleman's name--some one you know, or some distinguished person."

"Next, an adjective descriptive of a lady."

"And now, a lady's name."

"Mention a place, and describe it."

"Now write down some da

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