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The Kitchen Cat, and other Tales

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Language: English
Wordcount: 12,507 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 478
Added to site: 2007.10.21
mnybks.net#: 18620
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, and was often uncertain how to spell even short words; so she bit the end of her pencil and sighed a good deal before the letter was finished. At last it was done, and put into the envelope. But now came a new difficulty: How should it be addressed? After much thought she wrote the following:

The Kitchen Cat, The Kitchen, 17 Gower Street.

CHAPTER TWO.

HER BEST FRIEND.

After this letter had been dropped into the pillar-box just in front of the house, Ruth began to look out still more eagerly for the kitchen cat, but days passed and she caught no glimpse of it anywhere.

It was disappointing, and troublesome too, because she had to carry the Bath bun about with her so long. Not only was it getting hard and dry, but it was such an awkward thing for her pocket that she had torn her frock in the effort to force it in.

"You might a' been carrying brick-bats about with you, Miss Ruth," said Nurse, "by the way

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