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Betty Wales, Freshman

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Author: Margaret Warde (Edith Kellog Dunton)
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,954 / 195 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.3
LoC Category: PS
Series: Betty Wales
Downloads: 591
Added to site: 2010.02.25 26780

Betty and the rest of the girls get all the good and all the fun possible out of their freshman year at college. the graduate will wish she were back among them, and the one who is going to college will find herself eager to be with such as Betty and her friends.

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p>"She can't. She's coming with me," answered Nan promptly. "I demand the right to first choice."

"Very well, I yield," said Mary, "because when you go my sovereignty will be undisputed. You'll have to hurry, children."

So the little procession of rain-coats flapping out from under dripping umbrellas started briskly off to join the longer procession that was converging from every direction toward College Hall. Roberta and Nan were ahead under one umbrella, chatting like old friends.

"I suppose she doesn't think we're worth talking to," said Rachel Morrison, who came next with Betty.

"Probably she's one of the kind that's always been around with grown people and isn't used to girls," suggested Betty.

"Perhaps," agreed Rachel. "Anyhow, I can't get a word out of her. She just sits by her window and reads magazines and looks bored to death when Katherine or I go in to speak to her. Isn't Katherine jolly? I'm so glad I don't room alone."

"Are you?" asked Betty. "I can tell



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