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My experiment at three hundred dpi, OCR'd and bookmarked. regrettably this paperback version had very negative picture reproductions, and the 2 volumes are joined with no new pagination
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M. says he would much rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave ... I do wish you could have seen his excitement yesterday when your box was opened and when the wool was taken off the face. He flew with it to show the maids and it has never been out of his hands since except when he was in bed and then it was on sofa near with poor haggard Sailor Dollar. ' Sailor Duncan had a good dinner of potatoes, water and suet pudding; wanted it after his 'miserable journey'.
I am sure I hope you will. L. (mildly) The sitting rooms are 12 ft. high and 20 ft. square. M. Well that is something. (L. relapses into moody silence and knows nothing is any good but just sitting and enduring. ) There was a further trouble in that Henrietta Synnot, Marianne's niece and companion, had become definitely hostile to Lily and the baby. No one ever discovered why exactly, though of course Monie's financial plans for Morgan may have had to do with it. It was, anyway, part of Henrietta's restless character to take people up and then drop them, and she had an ungovernable temper.
No worse than Clapham. M. Yes they are. People go abroad to avoid them. L. If the North East winds are confined to London then they could avoid them by going to some other part of England. - But it does not much matter as Baby does not go out in North East winds, and he may just as well be in the house at Melcombe Place as anywhere else. M. By no means. Your rooms are so small. L. I am afraid I shall never have such large ones again. M. I am sure I hope you will. L. (mildly) The sitting rooms are 12 ft.