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Author: Myra Kelly (Mrs. Allan MacNaughton)
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,874 / 116 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 452
Added to site: 2005.03.25
mnybks.net#: 10080

THE PLAY'S THE THING
THERE'S DANGER IN NUMBERS
MISERY LOVES COMPANY
THE CHRISTMAS GUEST
WHO IS SYLVIA?
THE SPIRIT OF CECELIA ANNE
THEODORA, GIFT OF GOD
GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS

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e. We're makin' our own costoomes, as much as we can. That was one reason us young ladies chose Hamlet. It's a play what everyone wears skoits in. It's easier for us and it ain't so embarrassing, and I guess our folks will like it better. You have to think of your folks sometimes. Even if they are old-fashioned. Miss Masters got us pictures of Mr. Marsden's production an' every last one of the characters has skoits on. Hamlet's ain't no longer than a bathin' suit, but anyway it's there. I don't think it's real refined, myself, for young ladies to wear gents' suits on the stage."

"And of course," a gentle-eyed little girl looked up from her sewing to remark,--"of course this club ain't formed just for makin' shirt waists. We've got a culture-an'-refinement clause in the club constitution, so we wouldn't want to do nothin' that wasn't real refined."

[Illustration: BURGESS GAINED AN INTEREST AND AN OCCUPATION MORE ABSORBING THAN HE HAD FOUND FOR MANY YEARS.]

"I understand," said Bur

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