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Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop

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Author: Anne Warner
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,854 / 126 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 481
Added to site: 2005.05.26
mnybks.net#: 10425
Origin: gutenberg.org

"Nothing better in the new homely philosophy style of fiction has been written."--San Francisco Bulletin.

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f silence, and then she asked, "Was you thinkin' o' tryin' any--"

Miss Clegg stared at her in amazement.

"Mrs. Lathrop! Do you think I'd give up now, 'n' let the minister see 't my marryin' depended on his say-so? Well, I guess not! I'm more dead-set 'n' ever, 'n' I vow 'n' declare 't I'll never draw breath till after I've stood up right in the face o' the minister 'n' the whole congregation 'n' had 'n' held some man, no matter who nor when nor where. Marryin' was goin' to have been a pleasure, now it's a business. I'm goin' to get a horse 'n' buggy this afternoon 'n' drive out to Farmer Sperrit's. I've thought it all over, 'n' I c'n tell father 't I'll be choppin' wood; then 'f he says afterwards 't he called 'n' called, I c'n say 't I was makin' so much noise 't I did n't hear him."

"You'll have to hire--" suggested Mrs. Lathrop.

"I know, but it won't cost but fifty cents, 'n' I saved a quarter on the minister, you know. I'd like to ask you to drive out with me, Mrs. Lat

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