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The Dusantes

A Sequel to The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine

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Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,597 / 97 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 342
Added to site: 2011.09.04
mnybks.net#: 30702
Origin: gutenberg.org
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. Will you please take a walk with her along the road? You may stay away for a quarter of an hour."

"Madam," said Mr. Enderton, "I do not wish to talk to you."

"I didn't ask you whether you did or not," said Mrs. Lecks. "Mr. Craig, will you please get your wife away as quick and as far as you can?"

I took the hint, and, with Ruth on my arm, walked rapidly down the road. She was very glad to go, for she had been much frightened, and wanted to be alone with me to have me explain to her what had occurred. Mrs. Lecks, imagining from the expression of his countenance that Mr. Enderton had, in some way, been at the bottom of the trouble, and fearing that she should not be able to restrain her indignation when she found how he had done it, had ordered Mrs. Aleshine to keep Ruth away from her father. This action had increased the poor girl's anxiety, and she was glad enough to have me take her away and tell her all about our accident.

I did tell her all that had happened, speaking as mildl

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