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Harper's Round Table, October 15, 1895

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,867 / 86 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.9
LoC Categories: AP, PS
Downloads: 441
Added to site: 2010.07.16
mnybks.net#: 28464
Origin: gutenberg.org

Harry Borden's Naval Monster.
The Bilberry School Exhibition.
Sea Rangers.
Oakleigh.
Water Life Around New York.
A Free Entertainment in the Sahara.
Kenniboy's Circus.
Joan of Arc.
Interscholastic Sport
Stamps
Bicycling
The Camera Club
The Pudding Stick

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l School exhibitions had acquired a reputation.

In the Treddick family the girls had been obliged to take the family burden upon their shoulders. When Father Treddick died, somewhat less than a month after Mother Treddick, turning his face to the wall, and saying that she had been his backbone and his underpinning and he couldn't live without her (it sometimes happens that way in spite of Mother Nature), the rocks still had the upper hands on the little farm, and Amasa, the only boy, was but eleven. Lizette, who was fifteen, went to work in the stocking factory. Every one thought it was a pity, because Lizette was fond of books and had meant to be a teacher; she was slight and delicate, too, and work in the stocking factory was hard. But Lizette believed in doing "not what ye would, but what you may," with just as good a will as if it were the former. Some people said she had taken warning by her father's example; he had always been trying to invent something in his queer little workshop that was the w

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