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In Homespun

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Author: E. Nesbit
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,477 / 107 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,060
mnybks.net#: 5275
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Bristol bowl -- Barring the way -- Grandsire Triples -- A death-bed confession -- Her marriage lines -- Acting for the best -- Guilty -- Son and heir -- One way of love -- Coals of fire.

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couldn't in reason expect to carry with her when her time came to go, wherever it was she might go to, and a houseful of furniture, old-fashioned, but strong and good still. So of course Sarah and I were not behindhand in going up to see the old lady, and taking her a pot or so of jam in fruiting season, or a turnover, maybe, on a baking-day, if the oven had been steady and the baking turned out well. And you couldn't have told from aunt's manner which of us she liked best; and there were some folks who thought she might leave half to me and half to Sarah, for she hadn't chick nor child of her own.

But aunt was of a having nature, and what she had once got together she couldn't bear to see scattered. Even if it was only what she had got in her rag-bag, she would give it to one person to make a big quilt of, rather than give it to two persons to make two little quilts.

So Sarah and me, we knew that the money might come to either or neither of us, but go to both it wouldn't.

Now, some peop

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