Mary Minds Her Business

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Author: George Weston
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,679 / 186 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 276
Added to site: 2004.07.29
mnybks.net#: 8886
Origin: gutenberg.org

Mr. Weston's delightful story is based on the unusla theme of the rehabilitation of an old-established but run-down manufacturing concern in a New England town by a young woman who inherits the business. She introduces women-labor to break a strike and has other novel theories. Of course there is romance told in Mr. Weston's inimitable style.

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n the purpose of a maiden lady--perhaps because she has no minor domestic troubles to distract her; and when you have two maiden ladies working on the same problem, and both of them possessed of wealth and unusual intelligence--!

They started by taking Martha to North East Harbor for the balance of the summer, and then to keep her from going west in the fall, they engaged her to teach them French that winter at quite a fabulous salary. They also took her to Boston and bought her some of the prettiest dresses imaginable; and the longer they knew her, the more they liked her; and the more they liked her, the more they tried to enlist her sympathies in behalf of poor Josiah--and the more they tried to throw their brother into Martha's private company.

"Look here," he said one day, when his two sisters were pushing him too hard. "What's all this excitement about Martha? Who is she, anyway?"

"Why, don't you know!" Cordelia sweetly asked him, and drawing a full breath she added: "Martha--is--your--future--

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