Three Vassar Girls at Home; A Holiday Trip of Three College Girls Through the South and West

Three Vassar Girls at Home; A Holiday Trip of Three College Girls Through the South and West

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...trust me for once. I want you to go with Mamma; I cannot tell you the reason, but our friendship ought to stand as much as that." Cleo wound an arm around the resisting girl. "Something is the matter with you, Madeleine; you don't act like yourself. I believe you need me, and I' am going to stay." Madeleine twisted herself out of her friend's embrace. "You must go, Cleo," she whispered; "it may be death for you to remain. Look at my face and hands!" " Oh, that 's it! " Cleopatra replied coolly, evidently much relieved. " You are sick; then of course you want me. I have been watching that viperous little Doctor, and I thought he had something to do with your lunacy. Yulee and I will take care of you, and we will have you well in no time." "But don't you see? can't you understand? It is yellow fever, Cleo, and you have no right to endanger yourself. Don't breathe a syllable of this to mother, but get her away to-night. I will go to Yulee. Her mother is a trained nurse; they will take me in, and I shall be well cared for." l Cleopatra looked very serious, but she did not falter. " I don't believe it 's any such thing. You are a little bilious, that 's all; but if it were small-pox I'd stay by you just the same. Now, don't make any fuss about it, or I'll betray the entire scheme." The Doctor approached, with Aunt Pen's orders to bring the young ladies to supper. "Will you kindly escort mother and Aunt Pen to Jacksonville," asked Madeleine, "and see them started for the North? /Ve will spend the night here, and go on with Uncle Jonah to-morrow to St....show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973607
  • 9781236973603