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So you must try to be contented with making your name boyish, and playing brother to us girls," said Beth, stroking the rough head with a hand that all the dish washing and dusting in the world could not make ungentle in its touch.
Girls who had to walk more than half a mile to school were pitied.
And, ma'am," he continued, "the laundress tells me some of the girls have two clean tuckers in the week: it is too much; the rules limit them to one.
Several young girls were animating the scene by the variety of their expressions, their attitudes, and the differences in their toilets.
Let the dance begin," he cried, and then the flower-crowned girls sprang forward in companies, singing a sweet song and waving the delicate palms and white lilies.
Probably the little girl would also be obliged to go to work.
Go home to your mothers, my good girls, and milk the cows and bake the bread.
After a little while he asked: "Where is the Patchwork Girl now?
If, by some fantastic turn of events, a man--say in the interests of propriety, a married doctor, with Miss Ladd to look after him--had been permitted to enter the room, and had been asked what he thought of the girls when he came out, he would not even have mentioned Francine.
A stout gentleman, with pompous and philanthropic whiskers, went stolidly by, the broad of his back sneering at the girl.
I want to be strong-minded in the real sense of the word, but I don't like to be called so by people who don't understand my meaning; and I shall be if I try to make the girls think soberly about anything sensible or philanthropic.
Louis was handsome, and graceful, and filled with love for the girls.
The girl we go to meet is the girl we have met before.
At the same time she cautioned him with many angry words against speaking to a black girl he would most likely meet in the wood.
His only expression was one of interested attention--he was trying to discover what the girl was doing.