The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,580 / 211 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Little Colonel
Downloads: 643
Added to site: 2008.08.13
mnybks.net#: 21688
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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ed up that by the time dessert was brought on maybe she would have nothing to eat it with but an oyster fork. I've seen her ready to go under the table from embarrassment. Not that she cared so much what the girls thought. She joked about it to them. Her father owned the biggest part of a silver mine, and they could have had Tiffany's whole stock of forks if they'd wanted them. It was Hawkins she was afraid of. Of course he was too well trained to show what he thought of her mistakes, but you couldn't help feeling his high and mighty inward scorn of such ignorance. It fairly oozed from his finger-tips."

Kitty's black eyes sparkled, anticipating times ahead when she would certainly make it lively for Hawkins.

"There's grandfathah!" cried Lloyd, catching sight of a white-haired old gentleman who had just come up on deck. "I want to tell him about the garden before we lose sight of it."

Juliet's glance followed her with interest as she darted away, for it was a distinguished-looking old gent

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