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The School Queens

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Author: L.T. Meade (Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith)
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,009 / 251 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 514
Added to site: 2009.05.15 24170
Genre: Young Readers

, yes, I am," said Molly; "but I'll have it out in a minute."

"Oh, please, be quick!" said Merry. "Anything a little bit out of the common is very interesting.--Isn't it, Cicely?"

"Very," said Cicely; "more particularly in the holidays. When we are busy with our lessons things don't so much matter, you know.--But do be quick, Molly; what is it?"

"Well," said Molly, "you've asked us to spend the afternoon with you."

"Of course, and you're both coming, surely?"

"We are--certainly we are--that is, if you will allow us to bring"----

"To bring"----interrupted Cicely. "Oh Molly, do speak!"

"Well, I will; only, don't jump, you two girls. To bring Maggie Howland!"

Cicely's face grew very pink. Merry, on the contrary, turned a little pale. They were both silent for a brief space. Then Merry said excitedly, "Maggie Howland--the Maggie Howland?"

"Yes, the Maggie Howland; the one who has got the power, the charm, the fascination."




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