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People of the Whirlpool

From The Experience Book of a Commuter's Wife

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Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,157 / 231 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 308
Added to site: 2004.07.01 8314

were very young, people were most funny in the way in which they seemed to think it necessary to feel carefully about to make sure whether condolence or congratulations were in order. The Severely Protestant was greatly agitated, as, being himself the possessor of an overflowing quiverful, his position was difficult. After making sure which was the right side of the fence, and placing himself on it, he tugged painfully at his starved red beard, and made an elaborate address ending in a parallel,--the idea of the complete Bible being in two volumes, the Old and New Testament, each being so necessary to the other, and so inseparable, that they were only comparable to twins!

Father and Evan were present at the time,--I dared not look at either,--and as soon as we were again alone, the room shook with laughter, until Martha Corkle, who was then in temporary residence, popped in to be sure that I was not being unduly agitated.

"The Old and New Testament, I wonder which is which?" gasped father, going upstair



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