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The Second Chance

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,621 / 261 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 472
Added to site: 2007.07.15 17646

A further account of Pearlie Watson, who figured so largely in "Sowing Seeds in Danny." And Pearlie is the same comical and altogether delightful little Irish girl.

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m into good-humour by telling him that when he grew to be a man he would keep a big jewellery store, and in preparation therefor she set him at work, draped, in a nightdress of his mother's, to cut watches and brooches from an old Christmas catalogue.

"Now, Mary, alanna," Pearl continued, "you're to go to school, too, and make every day count, There's lots to learn, and it's all good. Get as much as ye can every day. I'm goin' myself, you bet, when I get things fixed up, and Teddy and all of us. We've got the money to git the clothes, and we'll go as far with it as the clothes'll last."

When Pearl, Mrs. Watson, and Camilla went that day to purchase clothes for the family, they received the best of attention from the obliging clerks. Mr. Mason, the proprietor, examined the cheque, and even went with Pearl to the bank to deposit it.

Then came the joyous work of picking out clothes for the whole family. A neat blue and white hairline stripe was selected for Jimmy, in preference to a pepper-a



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