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Dolly's College Experiences

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Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,047 / 153 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 612
Added to site: 2010.10.18
mnybks.net#: 29311
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

lizabeth nibbled away voraciously. "How small you are making the pieces, Dolly."

"No need of wasting anything. I want each one to have a piece small enough so that she will put it all in her mouth at once. See? You did not tell me how many guests we might expect."

"About fifteen, I think. They go out in squads. All of them cannot visit every Freshman, so they divide up. I heard them talking in our sitting-room while I was dressing. They didn't know that I was there, fortunately."

"I'm going to shove that plate half under the paper, so--" suiting the action to the word, "they will think we are hiding it from them. Here are some pieces for us to nibble. Quick, sit down; take the candy in your hand, I hear them coming."

A knock at the door.

"Come in."

"Arise and open the door."

Dolly smothered a giggle and glanced inquiringly at Elizabeth, who nodded her head. So she crossed to the door and swung it wide. Fifteen Sophomores in fantastic kimonos and stately head-dr

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2010.11.06
Emily
****.

A fun, quick read about life at a women's college at the turn of the century. Writer captures the dynamics of relationships well and it's a lot of fun to track the social customs of the times. Made me nostalgic for my own college dorm days. The plot ends rather abruptly after graduation.


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