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Rainbow Hill

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Published: 1924
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,376 / 176 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 848
Added to site: 2008.09.05
mnybks.net#: 21979
Origin: gutenberg.org
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he and Mr. Hammond had the rent fixed, Hugh took Mother and me to see Rainbow Hill. And it's too lovely for words."

"Any butlers?" suggested Jack.

"Not a butler," answered Rosemary firmly. "Winnie beats all the butlers I ever saw--or read about," she emended, remembering that her actual experience with butlers was limited.

"Winnie won't take kindly to pumping water from the well every morning," said Jack, sorting fish hooks with a practised hand.

"There's no water to pump," was the prompt and cheerful response. "It's an old-fashioned house, but the plumbing is new--Hugh found that out before he even mentioned Rainbow Hill to Mother. It will be such fun to show the place to Sarah and Shirley--I can hardly wait."

Jack looked up at the vivid, glowing face above him.

"I can imagine Sarah let loose on a farm," he said drily. "They'd better tie up the pigs and nail down the cows--I wouldn't trust that girl within ten feet of a live animal."

"You think you're smart, J

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