The Wall Between

The Wall Between

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The Wall Between by Sara Ware Bassett

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s age! Doubtless, too, the girl was of buxom Western build, for although Thomas had not married until late in life, his wife had been a youthful woman of the mining country. This Lucy was probably a strapping lass, who in exchange for her three meals would turn off a generous day's work. Viewed from every standpoint the scheme was an inspiration.

Ellen hoped it would not fail. Now that she had made up her mind to carry through the plan, she could not brook the possibility of being thwarted.

Once more she took the letter from its envelope and read it. Yes, it was excellent. Were she to write it all over again she could not improve it. Therefore she affixed the stamp and address and, summoning Tony, the Portuguese lad who slaved for her, she sent him to the village to mail it.

For two weeks she awaited an answer, visiting the post office each day with a greater degree of interest than she had exhibited toward any outside event for a long stretch of years.

Her contact with the world w

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Nobody knows who built the now crumbling wall between the Webster and Howe properties. For years the two families have fought over whose responsibility it was to repair it and now old Ellen Webster and Martin Howe continue the feud. When Ellen's niece Lucy comes to stay with her she catches Martin's eye but there is always The Wall Between.
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