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A World of Girls

The Story of a School

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Author: L.T. Meade (Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith)
Language: English
Wordcount: 82,646 / 240 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 935
Added to site: 2008.06.23
mnybks.net#: 21322
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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atechizing of the little girl. Really Hester could not help feeling almost sunshiny before that long journey came to an end, for she and the Misses Bruce made some delightful discoveries. The little old ladies very quickly found out that they lived close to the school where Hetty was to spend the next few months. They knew Mrs. Willis well--they knew the delightful, rambling, old-fashioned house where Hester was to live--they even knew two or three of the scholars; and they said so often to the little girl that she was going into a life of clover--positive clover--that she began to smile, and even partly to believe them.

"I am glad I shall be near you, at least," she said at last, with a frank sweet smile, for she had greatly taken to her kind fellow-travelers.

"Yes, my dear," exclaimed Miss Jane. "We attend the same church, and I shall look out for you on Sunday, and," she continued, glancing first at her sister and then addressing Hester, "perhaps Mrs. Willis will allow you to visit us occasio

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