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The Little Princess of Tower Hill

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Author: L.T. Meade (Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith)
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,805 / 159 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.2
Downloads: 1,808
Added to site: 2012.02.09
mnybks.net#: 31310
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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cricket, and fire guns, and fish, and--and--oh, I wish I was grown up."

Miss Grey, who was by this time quite accustomed to Maggie's erratic speeches, thought it best to take no notice whatever of her present remarks. Maggie would have liked her to argue with her and remonstrate; she would have preferred anything to the calm and perfect stillness of the governess. She was allowed to talk a little while she was at her hemming, and she now turned her conversation into a different channel.

"Miss Grey," she said, "which do you think are the best off, very rich little only children girls, or very poor little many children girls?"

"Maggie dear," replied her governess, "you are asking me, as usual, a silly question. The fact of a little girl being rich and an only child, or the fact of a little girl being poor and having a great many brothers and sisters, has really much less to do with happiness than people think. Happiness is a very precious possession, and sometimes it is given to people who

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