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Identifier: twogirlsonbarge00cote
Title: Two girls on a barge
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: Cotes, V. Cecil
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library

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R IX rFHE Gershonis had promised to breakfast at theSeven Locks, and the dew was deep on thegrass as Edna and I discussed the possibility oftheir arrival without our first sending a waggon ora boat to bear them through the glitter. I re-member I had just succeeded in seeing my own eyein our very diminutive handglass, and that itimpressed me as betokening an era of increasedaptitude for life on a canal—for a minute portionof the opposite wall of about the same diameter wasthe only reflection we generally managed to focusif vanity prompted us—when a faint interrogatingsound outside the cabin door announced our wel-come visitors. How early you are ! Good morning, and Ednaimpulsively flung open the wooden shutters to arush of sudden sunlight. But she paused upon 124 TWO GIRLS ON A BARGE the threshold with the greeting on her lips. And thewide, mild face of a brindled cow rose from thecontemplation of our furniture, and, protruding overthe bulwark, lifted up its voice and lowed. Wisdom

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1 HOW EARLY YOU ARE ! GOOD MORNING crying in the marketplace was embodied in theattitude of that inquiring cow. But no one heededWisdom, and we all attended to the cow. The doorat the other end of the barge flew open on the TWO GIRLS ON A BARGE 125 instant, revealing two more inquiring attitudes, andWisdom quirked her tail with an injured air ofsubdued astonishment, and gambolled off as Eccles

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Date: 2014-07-30 16:13:16

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