The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor

Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,847 / 139 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 603
Added to site: 2010.02.26
mnybks.net#: 26795
Origin: gutenberg.org
More Info: wikipedia.org
Genre: Young Readers
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ou look tired out from too much responsibility before it is time to set sail! As a matter of fact, I have not come to try to prevent your going to France. Has anybody ever made you give up anything you had firmly set your heart upon? But, mavourneen, I have come to go with you. Do you suppose for a moment, after receiving yours and Richard's letters telling me of your plans, that I dreamed of allowing you to undertake such a project as you have in mind alone? Why, you won't be able to look after yourself properly, to say nothing of more than half a dozen young girls! I am told there are eight hundred and forty thousand homeless people in the devastated districts of France at the present time and I cannot understand why you wish to add to the number. But as you will go, well, I am determined to go with you."

A moment later, seated close beside the older woman, Mrs. Burton had slipped an arm inside hers and was holding it close.

"Oh, Aunt Patricia, I am so relieved," she murmured. "I have

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