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Virgie's Inheritance

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Author: Mrs George Sheldon (Sarah Elizabeth Forbush Downs)
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,894 / 192 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 494
Added to site: 2005.12.12
mnybks.net#: 12124
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e passed, Virginia Abbot grew even more beautiful than she was when she had first come to her mountain home. The bracing air agreed with her, her health was perfect, while her simple manner of living and her regular habits were calculated to develop to the utmost every charm, and keep her strong, and fresh, and beautiful.

Her mind was not allowed to lie dormant, however, for her father attended most carefully and faithfully to her education, and not only insisted upon a regular and thorough course of study, but kept her well provided with the literature of the times, embracing many new books and various papers and periodicals.

But for more than a year past, Mr. Abbot's health had been failing. The change, however, was so gradual that Virgie did not observe it until the disease had fastened itself so firmly upon him that he was beyond all human aid. The man himself fought against it for months, striving to prolong his life for the sake of his idolized daughter, although, personally, the world had no long

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