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The Inner Sisterhood

A Social Study in High Colors

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Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,317 / 61 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 336
Added to site: 2005.02.27
mnybks.net#: 9825
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fy that girl; she is such an upstart. Her bonnets and her dresses are the talk of the town, because they are so ugly and unbecoming. But she has a gracious and pleasant manner, and sometimes has a good deal of attention--whenever she once gets out. People frequently say nice things about her; but I am sure it's their duty, because she entertains charmingly and often. She never gives any thing like a regular party, but quiet little affairs that are acknowledged to be very elegant by all who are so fortunate as to be invited--because people never decline invitations to her house. She is the only girl that I am afraid may finally win Robert Fairfield. She's passionately, foolishly in love with him! Why, I saw him give her a red rose-bud at our last Monday-night German, off in the corner--he didn't know I was looking--and didn't I see her wear that same red bud, then a withered rose, to Mrs. Babbington Brooks' the following Thursday evening? She wore the shriveled thing on her left shoulder, nestled down in a lov

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