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ISBN-10: 129794352X

ISBN-13: 9781297943522

ISBN-10: 1330549228

ISBN-13: 9781330549223

This ebook used to be released in 1899.

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It was once a sizzling September afternoon, and in a
pleasant third-story room of Mrs. Hemp's " Board-
ing-House for school Students," women have been
engaged in a full of life dialogue.

They had prepared either beds to fit one in all them;
no room-mates ever entertained an analogous view
with regard to the placement in their beds and had
shifted the negative lame wash-stand yet 5 occasions, al-
though it had shed a castor at most of these jour-
neys, retailer the final, and could gladly have contributed
another, had it no longer develop into lowered in situations.
At current the depth in their dialogue was once in-
creased through the truth that Ruth had simply dissatisfied a field of
tacks, and Christine had stepped on them.

" That used to be a cowardly onslaught ! " cried the vic-
tim, spinning round on one unsatisfied toe. " There
isn't something approximately university that i admire to this point, even if
it does not start until to-morrow; and that i had on my
thin slippers too ! "

" sit on my mattress, and decide the tacks out
of the soles, please, Chris," used to be the unsympathetic
answer. " i have to have them to place up those
photographs with."

Christine the recommendation, yet in the meantime
relieved her emotions by way of reviling the scale of
the room.

"We have a gorgeous view," stated Ruth, having a look
out on the far-away river, and the blue hills which lay
dreamy and hot within the afternoon sunshine.

" convinced, we will be able to retain a view, since it 's out of
doors," acknowledged Christine, stubbornly; "we can have to
put the piano lamp available in the market too. probably we will
be tempted to maneuver out ourselves. simply examine that
tack at the ground ; what a shadow it casts ! "

" foolish girl," acknowledged Ruth, amiably, " the place do you
think I had higher grasp ' Madame Le Brun etsa Fille,'
between the 2 windows?"

" don't enterprise to deal with me," used to be the strict
retort ; " this can be the thirty-first that i've got got rid of
from the toe by myself ! "

Ruth moved concerning the room in obedient silence,
unpacking the teacups from a " pocket-edition " bathtub-
tub, dusting books, and putting them in accordance with
size in a genial bookcase of sunny brown, alongside the
middle ledge of which was once revealed in chalk, " Les
hommes sont mechants, mais leurs livres sont bons."

" i do not see why we could not get at the campus
this 12 months, anyhow," acknowledged Christine, dismally. " My
father's a Senator ; and, along with, he has a white
beard. i do not see how the Registrar dared inform a
man with a white beard that there wasn't room for
his daughter at the campus."

" Christine, you 're too ridiculous," laughed Ruth ;
" you recognize that individuals need to practice months and
sometimes years previously to get rooms at the

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