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Faith Gartney's Girlhood

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 79,671 / 234 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 518
Added to site: 2006.07.23
mnybks.net#: 14207
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of lofty feeling held her in its ecstasy; a noble longing and determination shaped itself, though vaguely, within her. For a little, she was touched in her deepest and truest nature; she was uplifted to the threshold of a great resolve. But generalities are so grand--details so commonplace and unsatisfying. What should she do? What "high and holy work" lay waiting for her?

And, breaking in upon her reverie--bringing her down with its rough and common call to common duty--the second bell for breakfast rang.

"Oh, dear! It is no use! Who'll know what great things I've been wishing and planning, when I've nothing to show for it but just being late to breakfast? And father hates it so--and New Year's morning, too!"

Hurrying her toilet, she repaired, with all the haste possible, to the breakfast room, where her consciousness of shortcoming was in nowise lessened when she saw who occupied the seat at her father's right hand--Aunt Henderson!

Aunt Faith Henderson, who had reached

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