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Mattie:—A Stray (Vol 3 of 3)

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Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,584 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 343
Added to site: 2011.07.28
mnybks.net#: 30514
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the soil are never entirely eradicated--ask the farmers of land, and the farmers of souls.

"Must be!" repeated Mr. Gray, looking in a dreamy manner at his daughter.

"I promised his father to think of him--to study him by all the means in my power. I see that no one understands him but me, and I hear that he is sinking away from all that made him good and noble. I will do my best for him, and there is no one who can stop me here."

"Your father!"

"--Is a new friend, who has been kind to me, and whom I love--but he hasn't the power to make me break my promise to the dead. That man is desolate, and heavily afflicted, and I will go to him!"

"Against MY wish?"

"Yes--against the wishes of all in the world--if they were uttered in opposition to me!" cried Mattie.

"Then," looking very firm and white, "you will choose between him and me. He will be a friend the more, and I a daughter the less."

"It cannot be helped."

"You never loved me, or you wou

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