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Five Little Peppers Abroad

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Author: Margaret Sidney (Harriett Mulford Stone Lothrop)
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 82,301 / 236 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84
LoC Category: PZ
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,356
mnybks.net#: 6424
Origin: gutenberg.org
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people, and the news spreading out to the decks, many of the passengers got out of their steamer chairs, and tried to swarm into the two doorways.

Tom, who never knew how he summoned Dr. Jones, being chiefly occupied in astonishment at finding that he obeyed a command from a perfect stranger, did not come back to the library, but kept himself with the same amazed expression on his face, idly kicking his heels in a quiet corner of the deck near by. He never thought of such a thing as being worried over his Grandfather, for he couldn't remember when the old gentleman hadn't been subject to nervous attacks; but somehow since "a row," as he expressed it, "had been kicked up," it was just as well to stay in the vicinity and see the end of it. But he wasn't going inside --no, not he!

After awhile, Tom was just beginning to yawn, and to feel that no one could expect him to waste time like that, and probably his Grandfather was going to sleep it out on the sofa, and the stupid doctor would find that there was

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