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Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,195 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 476
Added to site: 2010.01.14 26321
Genre: Young Readers

Polly Pendleton is a resourceful, wide-awak American girl who goes to a boarding school on the Hudson River some miles above New York. By her pluck and resourcefulness, she soon makes a place for herself and this she holds right through the course. The account of boarding school life is faithful and pleasing and will attract every girl in her teens.

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"Really Lo, I think its downright inconsiderate of you to be for Princeton." Polly was standing on a chair which threatened every minute to topple from its precarious position on her bed and she was struggling with a huge Harvard banner. She made the above statement with spirit.

Lois, on the other side of the room, was in nearly the same position, only she was struggling with a Princeton banner.

"I don't see why," she answered Polly's remark casually, and went on tacking.

"Because that awful orange color simply fights with my crimson. We can't have them in the same room."

Lois descended to the floor and surveyed the two banners.

"No, we can't," she said decidedly. "Mine goes better with the room than yours, do



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