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Big Game

A Story for Girls

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Author: Mrs George de Horne Vaizey (Jessie Mansergh)
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,179 / 186 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,636
Added to site: 2007.04.17
mnybks.net#: 16623
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t the gifts of industry, common sense, and propriety, forgot to bestow at the same time that most valuable of all qualities,--the power to awaken love! Her relatives loved Agnes--"Of course," they would have said; but when "of course" is added in this connection, it is sadly eloquent! The poor whom she visited were basely ungrateful for her doles, and when she approached empty-handed, took the occasion to pay a visit to a neighbour's back yard, leaving her to flay her knuckles on an unresponsive door.

Agnes had many acquaintances, but no friends, and none of the young men who frequented the house had exhibited even a passing inclination to pay her attention.

Edith had been a belle in her day; while as for Margot, every masculine creature gravitated towards her as needles to a magnet. Among various proposals of marriage had been one from so solid and eligible a parti, that even the doting father had laid aside his grudge, and turned into special pleader. He had advanced one by one the di

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 2 reviews: ***
2007.10.22
Maddie
***..

Margot schemes and plots to get her brother's poetry published.She tracks down an editor and tries to ingratiate their way into his favor with suprising results.

2007.10.07
Sasini
***..

The story of young Margot as she try to help her brother achieve his dream. A story filled with Happiness, Love and even a lot of Humor. An interesting story!


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