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Lodusky

By Burnett, Frances Hodgson

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Book Id: WPLBN0000217740
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Lodusky  
Author: Burnett, Frances Hodgson
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Burnett, F. H. (n.d.). Lodusky. Retrieved from http://community.schoollibrary.com/


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THEY were rather an incongruous element amid the festivities, but they bore themselves very well, notwithstanding, and seemed to be sufficiently interested. The elder of the two -- a tall, slender, middle-aged woman with a somewhat severe, though delicate face, sat quietly apart, looking on at the tough dances and games with a keen relish of their primitive uncouthness, but the younger, a slight alert creature, moved here and there, her large, changeable eyes looking larger through their glow of excitement. Thet gal thar, drawled a tall mountaineer who supported himself against the chimney and spat with placid regularity into the fire. They tell me thet gal thar hes writ things as has been in print. They say she's powerful smart -- arns her livin' by it. 'T least thet's what Jake Harney says, n' they's a-boardin' at Harney's. The old woman's some of her kin, 'n' goes 'long with her when she travels 'round....

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