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A Twin

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,696 / 99 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.3
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Page Twins
Downloads: 814
Added to site: 2007.10.08 18451

if you'd been a sister.

"The questions I want to ask you are: What do you do in Arizona, and are you ever coming home, and do you ride horseback, and don't you like to be with lots of people instead of just a few that someone else chooses for you, and what would you think of a boy who was afraid of snakes? If you say that he's a sensible boy -- that's what grandmother would say -- I'll never like you, never.

"If I only knew you and you were nice like the boys in the books I read, how many things we could talk over! I could ask you about all the things that really matter -- the things that grandmother won't even let me mention. Thomas, I'm really not too young to be told things. I'd grow up all in a minute if I could be with girls my own age. But I don't expect you'll understand, so I won't write any more. I've said some of the things that I wanted to and that makes me feel a little bit better."

She hesitated over the ending, and finally decided just to sign her name. Then without reading



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