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Exit Betty

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Author: Grace Livingston Hill (Grace Livingston Hill Lutz)
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,047 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,639
Added to site: 2009.12.26 26113

es shone in the evening light and darkness of the street. There was something about her face that made Betty know instantly that this woman would love to tell how she had seen her, would gather a crowd in no time and pursue her. She shrank farther back, and then waited in awful fear and tried to listen again. Was that a rattling at the glass door? She must get away no matter what happened! Where? Was there an alleyway or anything across the block? Could she hope to cross the street between the shadows unnoticed?

She looked out fearfully once more. A girl of her own age was approaching around the corner, paddling along in rubbers, and a long coat. She was chewing gum. Betty could see the outline of a strong good-natured jaw working contentedly as she was silhouetted against the light. She had her hands in her pockets, and a little dark hat worn boyishly on the back of her head, and she was humming a popular song. Betty had slipped behind the half open gate again and was watching her approach, her desper



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