Mary Marie

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920 - 296 pages
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Page 15 - However, there was nothing to do but to make the best of it...
Page 92 - He stood looking at her for a minute as if he was trying to make up his mind about something.
Page 104 - The vicar, who had been standing with his back to the fireplace and his hands in his pockets, received his wife's remarks first of all with lifted eyebrows, and then with a low chuckle, half scornful, half compassionate, which made her start in her chair. ' Rose ?
Page 2 - the glad girl." Mary Marie has different troubles and problems from those above which Pollyanna rose triumphant, but they are just as real and come just as near home in the hearts of a million readers. The key to the story is in the title, for "Father calls me Mary. Mother calls me Marie. Everybody else calls me Mary Marie.
Page 146 - Then he pushed his chair back from the table and stalked out of the room.
Page 27 - It makes me want to cry every time I think of it.) But...
Page 175 - Dear Father: I take my pen in hand to inform you that — " Then I'd stop and think and think, and chew my pen-handle.
Page 226 - And I made up my mind right there and then that I 'd cut out that piece and save it.

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