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The S. W. F. Club

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,723 / 120 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 2,256
Added to site: 2005.04.07
mnybks.net#: 10162
Genre: Young Readers
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ou suppose your father and I do not realize that quite as well as you do, Pauline?"

"You and I have talked it over and over, and father never says--anything."

"Not to you, perhaps; but he is giving the matter very careful consideration, and later he hopes--"

"Mother dear, that is so indefinite!" Pauline broke in. "And I can't see--Father is Uncle Paul's only brother! If I were rich, and Hilary were not and needed things, I would want her to let me know."

"It is possible, that under certain conditions, Hilary would not wish you to know." Mrs. Shaw hesitated, then she said slowly, "You know, Pauline, that your uncle is much older than your father; so much older, that he seemed to stand--when your father was a boy--more in the light of a father to him, than an older brother. He was much opposed to your father's going into the ministry, he wanted him to go into business with him. He is a strong-willed man, and does not easily relinquish any plan of his own making. It went hard with him

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