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Ethel Morton's Holidays

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,638 / 99 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.8
LoC Category: PN
Series: Ethel Morton
Downloads: 316
Added to site: 2006.11.17
mnybks.net#: 15279
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

ow great a fortune he's going to have--or she--by the amount of earth that clings to the stem."

"Watch me pull mine so g-e-n-t-l-y that not a grain of sand slips off," said Tom.

"If you've got courage enough to bite the stem you can find out with perfect accuracy whether your beloved will have a sweet disposition or the opposite."

"In any case he'd have a disposition like a cabbage," insisted Margaret, who did not like cabbage any more than Tom did.

"Ready?" Roger marshalled his little army. "Two by two. Doctor and Ethel Blue, Tom and Dorothy, James and Helen, George and Ethel Brown, Gregory and Margaret. Come on, Della," and he led the way through the kitchen where Mary and the cook were hugely entertained by the procession.

With cries and stumbling they went forth into the cabbage patch, where they all possessed themselves of stalks which they straightway brought in to the light of the jack-o'-lanterns to interpret.

"My lady love will be tall and slender--not to say

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