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The Corner House Girls in a Play

How they rehearsed, how they acted, and what the play brought in

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,639 / 168 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 488
Added to site: 2010.03.22
mnybks.net#: 27089
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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Did she die?"

"I don't know," was the sad reply. "We were separated when we were very young. I can just remember my sister, for we were both little girls in pinafores. I loved my sister very much, and I am sure she loved me, and, if she is alive, misses me quite as much as I do her."

"Oh, how sad that is!" murmured Tess. "I hope you will find her, ma'am."

"Not to be thought of in this big world--not to be thought of now," repeated the lady, more briskly. She picked up the history that Tess had dropped. "And which of you little tots studies this? Isn't English history rather far advanced for you?"

"Tess is nawful smart," Dot hastened to say. "Miss Andrews says so, though she's a nawful strict teacher, too. Isn't she, Tess?"

Her sister nodded soberly. Her mind reverted at once to the sovereigns of England and Miss Pepperill. "I--I'm afraid I'm not very quick to learn, after all. Miss Pepperill will think me an awful dunce when I can't learn the sovereigns."

"Th

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