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The Madigans

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,386 / 174 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 498
Added to site: 2007.04.28 16722
Genre: Humor

neak, Split Madigan! You're a coward, and--and a stupid coward. You don't know enough to betray your class and get the benefit of it, but you'd rather be mean than get credits, anyway. Nobody can count on you. Changeable Silk, that's what you are--changing color all the time, never standing firm! I hate you! Changeable Silk! Changeable Silk!"

"Changeable Silk! Changeable Silk!" chanted her following.

The little dressing-room rang with the cry of the mob, so filled with significance by the tone in which it was uttered that Irene paled and shrank.

But only for a moment. The Madigans never lacked courage long. That fierce internecine strife waged by the clan in the old house high on the side of the hill made a Madigan quick and resolute.

"Stupid yourself, Sissy! My answer made him madder than your not answering."

Sissy looked at her searchingly. "But--did you--" she wavered.

"Of course I did! Who's the stupid now? Do you s'pose I didn't know it was--"




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