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The Potter's Thumb, vol. II

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Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,559 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.1
LoC Category: PR
Series: Potter's Thumb
Downloads: 610
Added to site: 2008.05.15
mnybks.net#: 20901
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in saying that she had been exposing herself too much. The inclination to rest her hot head on the cool marble balustrade and sit there under the restful sky was strong, but with an instinct of fight she set it aside almost fiercely, and after looping back the curtains of the corner room so as to let in what air there was, lay down decorously. But not to sleep. A dreary disturbing round of thought kept her awake, sending her back and back again to the same point--the assertion that she had certainly been overdoing it. That was the cause of her depression. Until suddenly, causelessly, her native truth rebelled against the self-deception, and she sat up in the dark pressing the palms of her hot hands together. What was the use of lying to herself? Was it not better to confess frankly that with all his faults Lewis Gordon interested her more than any one else in the world?

Perhaps it was love--yes! she cared for him as she cared for no one else in the world, and was it not detestable to blush and deny th

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