The Jolliest Term on Record

The Jolliest Term on Record

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Excerpt: ...Miss Jackson must have bought it. I always wondered what had become of it. It's such a dear little cupboard." "Oh! I'm sorry if we've sneaked it away from you." "Never mind. It's not your fault; I'd rather Katrine had it than anyone else. I'm glad to see it again, and to know that somebody's got it who'll value it." 148 CHAPTER XI Waterloo Day The girls at Aireyholme were nothing if not patriotic. They followed the course of national events with keenest interest. In common with most other schools they had sent their quota of knitted garments to the troops, and they kept collecting-boxes for both Prince of Wales and Belgian Relief Funds. These enterprises were good as far as they went, but not nearly sufficient to satisfy their martial spirit. "We're not making any sacrifices," declared Viola Webster impressively. "We don't realize the war enough. We're letting our Allies outstrip us. If we were Serbian or Russian we should be doing far more." "What sort of things?" queried Hilda Smart. Hilda was practical to a fault, though Viola liked vaguely to generalize. "Oh! patriotic things, you know." (Viola was rather cornered when it came to matter-of-fact explanations.) "Tearing up our gymnastic costumes for lint, andshow more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123672464X
  • 9781236724649