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Three Margarets

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Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,358 / 124 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.5
LoC Category: PS
Series: Margaret
Downloads: 895
Added to site: 2007.08.11 17901

ank you, miss! Miss Peggy's at the side here."

"Very well," said Margaret. "We shall sit just where you put us, Elizabeth. And Miss Rita will sit opposite me and carve the chicken. Oh, here she is! Rita, are you accomplished in the art of carving?"

Rita, who now came gliding in, shook her head as she took the seat appointed her. "I have never attempted it," she said, "and don't think I care to try, thanks! Take this to the sideboard and carve it," she added, addressing Elizabeth in a tone of careless command. The woman obeyed in silence; but the quick colour sprang to Margaret's cheek, and she looked as much distressed as if the rude speech had been addressed to her.

Peggy stared. "Don't they say 'please' in Havana?" she said in a loud whisper to Margaret. But Margaret rattled the tea-cups, and pretended not to hear.

"Will you take tea, Rita, or chocolate?" she asked quickly.

"Chocolate, please," replied her cousin languidly. "I wonder if it will be fit to drink? One hears t

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
Leah A. Zeldes

Three cousins, each named Margaret, meet for the first time on a visit to an isolated Long Island family estate. Alone except for a retired, nonagenarian aunt and servants, they learn from one another. A sweet, if unexciting, girls' story.

Linda Otto

Charming. Very light and wholesome reading with just enough adventure to keep you turning the pages. Apparently, it follows the author's Hildegarde series. I'm going to have to have a look at that. I highly recommend it.



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