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Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,564 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,396
Added to site: 2008.03.20 20366

A Fortunate Mistake
An Unpremeditated Ceremony
At the Bay Shore Farm
Elizabeth's Child
Freda's Adopted Grave
How Don Was Saved
Miss Madeline's Proposal
Miss Sally's Company
Mrs. March's Revenge
Natty of Blue Point
Penelope's Party Waist
The Girl and the Wild Race
The Promise of Lucy Ellen
The Pursuit of the Ideal
The Softening of Miss Cynthia
Them Notorious Pigs
Why Not Ask Miss Price? 1904

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yden, but we don't actually stand still. Girls are apt to stretch out some between ten and twenty, you know. You old bachelors think nobody ever grows up. Why, Sel, you're grey around your temples."

"Too well I know it, but a man's own brother shouldn't be the first to cast such things up to him. I'll admit, since I come to think of it, that Alice has probably grown bigger. Is she any better-looking than she used to be?"

"Alice is a charming girl," said Mrs. Grant impressively. "She is a beauty and she is also sweet and sensible, which beauties are not always. We are all very much pleased with Leo's choice. But we have really no more time to spare just now. The wedding is at seven o'clock and it is four already."

"Is there anybody you can send to the station for my luggage?" asked Selwyn. "Luckily I have a new suit, otherwise I shouldn't have the face to go."

"Well, I must be off," said Mrs. Grant. "Father, take Selwyn away so that I shan't be tempted to waste time talking to him."



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