Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908

Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908

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Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Millionaire's Proposal A Substitute Journalist Anna's Love Letters Aunt Caroline's Silk Dress Aunt Susanna's Thanksgiving Dinner By Grace of Julius Caesar By the Rule of Contrary Fair Exchange and No Robbery Four Winds Marcella's Reward Margaret's Patient Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves Missy's Room Ted's Afternoon Off The Girl Who Drove the Cows The Doctor's Sweetheart The End of the Young Family Feud The Genesis of the Doughnut Club The Growing Up of Cornelia The Old Fellow's Letter The Parting of the Ways The Promissory Note The Revolt of Mary Isabel The Twins and a Wedding

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asperated way. "Why will you persist in speaking in that way? You are very provoking. It is not likely I would wish to see you throw yourself away on a poor man, and I'm sure you must like Gus."

"Oh, yes, I like him well enough," I said listlessly. "To be sure, I did think once, in my salad days, that liking wasn't quite all in an affair of this kind. I was absurd enough to imagine that love had something to do with it."

"Don't talk so nonsensically," said Alicia sharply. "Love! Well, of course, you ought to love your husband, and you will. He loves you enough, at all events."

"Alicia," I said earnestly, looking her straight in the face and speaking bluntly enough to have satisfied even Jack's love of straightforwardness, "you married for money and position, so people say. Are you happy?"

For the first time that I remembered, Alicia blushed. She was very angry.

"Yes, I did marry for money," she said sharply, "and I don't regret it. Thank heaven, I never was a fool."

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