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Pomona's Travels

A Series of Letters to the Mistress of Rudder Grange from her Former Handmaiden

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Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,064 / 164 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.3
LoC Category: G
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 711
Added to site: 2005.07.05
mnybks.net#: 10818

Pomona and Jone travel to England and Scotland. A sidenote in the Rudder Grange series.

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been satisfied with the way it was done; we've got to let people think that we think we are a good deal better than they are, and what they think about it doesn't make the least difference; and then again we've got to live in better quarters than these, and whatever they may be we must make people think that we don't think they are quite good enough for us. If we do all that, agents may be willing to let us vicarages."

"It strikes me," said Jone, "that these quarters are good enough for us. I'm comfortable." And then he went on to say, madam, that when you and your husband was in London you was well satisfied with just such lodgings.

"That's all very well," I said, "for they never moved in the lower paths of society, and so they didn't have to make any change, but just went along as they had been used to go. But if we want to make people believe we belong to that class I should choose, if I had my pick out of English social varieties, we've got to bounce about as much above it as we were born be

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