The Camp Fire Girls at Driftwood Heights

The Camp Fire Girls at Driftwood Heights

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...registrar should ask questions which she could not truthfully answer. She preferred not to commit herself to anything which might afterward involve her in a mesh of difficulties. Admitted to Ruth's room by Emmy, she found the three girls had begun the overhauling of their steamer trunks. " It's a good thing for us these trunks came," congratulated Marian. From a kneeling position before her own, she looked up and nodded brightly. " Vl1at time did they get here, Blanche? " This being one of the very questions Blanche was trying to evade, it stumped her for an instant. Quickly rallying, she drawled, " I'm not sure. While I was asleep, perhaps, or maybe while I was out walking. I didn't ask Martha. I--well--I haven't seen her since this morning." " Didn't you have any luncheon?" Emmy. turned abruptly from the chiffonier drawer, which she was filling with the soft silk blouses she usually wore in preference to the heavy white middies. " No. I didn't want any. I--that is--Martha understood she needn't get me any luncheon." " You must be hungryby this time," observed Marian. " Never mind, it will soon be dinner time. Jane and Frances are the cooks to-night. I hope Martha can hear herself think." " Will you sit down, Blanche? " Thus far Ruth had refused to look at the caller. Her eyes fixed steadily on the tray of her trunk, she was wondering dejectedly what she ought to do. " No, thank you." Deep in her own problem, Blanche failed to mark the note of constraint in Ruth's voice. " Would you mind coming to my room, Ruth? " She had made a swift resolve to ask Ruth to find out from...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236804090
  • 9781236804099