The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IX

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,325 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 612
Added to site: 2008.01.27
mnybks.net#: 19869
Genre: Humor
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natural enemies, and doled out everything from a locked store-room at so much a head. "Well," sighed Mrs. Maybury, "perhaps I shall get used to it." From which it will be seen that Julia's efforts after all were not particularly successful. But if Mrs. Cairnes had been lonely before Mrs. Maybury came, Mrs. Maybury was intolerably lonely, having come; the greater part of the time, Allida being in the kitchen, or out herself, and no one in the house but the sunshine, the cat, and the bird; and she detested cats, and had a shudder if one touched her. However, this was Julia's cat, this great black and white evil spirit, looking like an imp of darkness; she would be kind to it if it didn't touch her. But if it touched her--she shivered at the thought--she couldn't answer for the consequences. Julia was so good in taking her into her house, and listening to her woes, and trying to make her comfortable,--only if this monster tried to kill her bird,--Mrs. Maybury, sitting by herself, wept at the thought. How early

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