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Betty Wales, Senior

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Author: Margaret Warde (Edith Kellog Dunton)
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,405 / 197 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PN
Series: Betty Wales
Downloads: 733
Added to site: 2007.03.15
mnybks.net#: 16279
Origin: gutenberg.org
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saved enough so that I shan't have to worry one single bit about money this year," announced Rachel triumphantly.

"Good for old Rachel!" cried Madeline Ayres, who had spent the summer nursing her mother through a severe illness and looked worn and thin in consequence. "Then you're as glad to get back to the grind as I am. Betty here, with her summer on an island in Lake Michigan, and Eleanor, and these lucky B's with their childless farms, and their Parisian raiment, don't know what it's like to be back in the arms of one's friends."

"Don't we!" cried a protesting chorus.

"Don't you what?" called a voice out of the darkness, and the real Georgia Ames, cheerful and sunburned and self-possessed shook hands all around, and found a seat behind Madeline on the piazza railing.

"You were all so busy talking that you didn't see me at the train," she explained coolly. "A tall girl with glasses asked if there was anything she could do for me, and I said oh, no, that I'd been here before. Th

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