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In the Mist of the Mountains

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Author: Ethel Sybil Turner (Mrs. H. R. Curlewis)
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,957 / 162 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,004
Added to site: 2008.02.05 19968

e at the same time, couldn't we? But you won't speak to Effie and Florence if you meet them anywhere, will you? Even if they try to speak to you? I have such a dread of whooping cough."

"Paul told you straight away off that we were contagerous," said Lynn, a little hurt that after her sister's magnificent honesty such admonition should be deemed necessary.

"Yes, I know, dear," said the lady, "and indeed I thank Pauline very much for being so considerate. It is Effie and Florence I am thinking of; they are so thoughtless, I am afraid they will try to come over to you."

"You'd better not let them come down to this part of the road then," said Pauline sagely.

"But that's the difficulty," said Mrs. Gowan, "their uncle has taken 'Tenby'"--she waved her hand to the cottage opposite that had stood irksomely monotonous with closed shutters and chained gate ever since the Lomaxes had come to Burunda this year, "and of course they will often want to come down to him to listen to his stories.



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