Katherine's Experiment

Katherine's Experiment

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...loving thought is worth more to me than the journey would be," replied Esther, warmly. When does vacation begin? Let me see. _Christmas is on Friday. The conservatory closes Tuesday and opens the Monday after New Year's. That will give you--if you go on Wednesdayabout ten days, for you ought to come back on a week from Saturday." Well, I must be off now," exclaimed Kathie, looking at her watch. I have barely time to get there in time for my lesson. Ihad no idea it was so late." She hastened to put on her hat, cloak, and gloves, picked up her scattered music, and gave Esther a hurried kiss. Dear little girl! " thought Esther, watching her friend hurry along the street. She deserves lots of good times in this world, and I sincerely hope she will have them." Preparations for the trip were soon concluded, and on a bright winter's day the two girls found their way to the railway station. Kathie had not entered it since the evening when she arrived. The sun was just coming into sight as they entered the large building. The days were short now, and the sun rose only a short distance above the horizon. Kathie found a seat in a coupe reserved for ladies alone, and, being supplied with a Baedekrr, a story book, and a good luncheon, was resigned to her ten hours ride. She had telegraphed the Eldridges and they would meet her at the train. Good-bye! " called Esther, after the door had been carefully fastened by a dignified guard and the train commenced to move slowly out. A merry Christmas to you! Don't get out of that car, or I shall worry about you." I sha n't move," replied Kathie, leaning far out of the window. After a flutter of...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646932
  • 9781236646934