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Peggy Raymond's Vacation

or Friendly Terrace Transplanted

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,662 / 194 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 345
Added to site: 2010.03.05 26879

A clean, wholesome, hearty story, well told and full of incident. It carries one through experiences that hearten and brighten the day.

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of the liveliest anticipation regarding her summer. And Priscilla had received a twenty-page letter from Claire Fendall, declaring that it would be perfectly heavenly to spend two months anywhere in Priscilla's society, and that nothing in the world could possibly prevent her from coming.

There had been no time during that week for lounging on porches, or swinging in hammocks. Afternoon naps were sternly eliminated from the daily program, and the day began early enough to satisfy the originator of the maxim which gives us to understand that early rising is synonymous with health, wealth and wisdom. Trunks were packed, amid prolonged discussion as to what to take and what to leave behind. The mothers, as is the way of mothers the world over, insisted on warm flannels, and wraps, rubbers and rain-coats, to provide for all extremes of weather. Peggy's suggestion that the country was a fine place for wearing out old clothes, had been received with enthusiasm, and faded ginghams and lawns of a bygone style



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