Berna Boyle, Volume 1

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Page 33 - I've told you once, I've told you a hundred times, that Minnie is a very sensitive and high-bred cat, and I will not have her nerves all shattered by being annoyed by a lot of horrid dogs. I want you to find the rightful owner of this horrid dog and give him back.
Page 26 - Docks wretchedness unspeakable prevailed, miserable cattle awaiting shipment were penned together in sheds open to wind and rain; in the air there was that raw, moist chilliness which makes the Irish climate so trying; the Lough resembled a sea of liquid mud, where white-crested billows tossed restlessly; the soft green slopes of Down and the bold scenery of Antrim were alike impartially hidden from mortal eye. Belfast was looking its worst—and that worst can be very bad indeed—on the dreary...
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