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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,097 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 513
mnybks.net#: 3713
Genre: Drama
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not."

MISS REED: "I'm not? What's the reason I'm not? Then, what am I heart-broken for?"

MISS SPAULDING: "You're not heart-broken at all. You know very well that he'll call before we've been here twenty-four hours."

MISS REED: "Who?"

MISS SPAULDING: "The great god Pan."

MISS REED: "Oh, how cruel you are, to mock me so! Come in here, and sympathize a little! Do, Nettie."

MISS SPAULDING: "No; you come out here and utilize a little. I'm acting for your best good, as they say at Ponkwasset."

MISS REED: "When they want to be disagreeable!"

MISS SPAULDING: "If this room isn't in order by the time he calls, you'll be everlastingly disgraced."

MISS REED: "I'm that now. I can't be more so--there's that comfort. What makes you think he'll call?"

MISS SPAULDING: "Because he's a gentleman, and will want to apologize. He behaved very rudely to you."

MISS REED: "No, Nettie; I behaved rudely to HIM. Yes! Besides, if he behaved rudely, he was no gentleman. It's

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