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The Other Girls

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Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 133,951 / 379 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.7
LoC Category: PS
Series: Our Young Folks
Downloads: 383
Added to site: 2008.03.08 20262

the street, and his hair was rumpled and curiously powdered. When they had stood and looked at each other an instant after the first inquiry and reply, they both laughed. Then Rodney shrugged his shoulders, and walked over and picked up his hat.

"It might have been worse," he said, coming back, as Mr. Ingraham and the man who had held Sylvie's pony took the latter out of the shafts and led him to a post to fasten him, and then proceeded together, as well as they could, to lift the disabled phæton and roll it over to the blacksmith's shop to be set right.

"You'll be all straight directly," he said, "and I'm only thankful you're not much hurt. But I am in a mess. Whew! What the old gentleman will say if Duke don't come out of it comfortable, is something I'd rather not look ahead to. I must go on and see. I'll be back again, and if there's anything--anything more," he added with a droll twinkle, "that I can do for you, I shall be happy, and will try to do it a little bette



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