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Blue Bonnet in Boston or, Boarding-School Days at Miss North's   By: (1835-1916)

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BLUE BONNET IN BOSTON

OR, BOARDING SCHOOL DAYS AT MISS NORTH'S

[Illustration: "SHE WRENCHED THE WHIP FROM ALEC'S HAND." ( See page 308. )]

The Blue Bonnet Series

BLUE BONNET IN BOSTON Or, Boarding school Days at Miss North's

BY CAROLINE E. JACOBS AND LELA H. RICHARDS

A SEQUEL TO A TEXAS BLUE BONNET AND BLUE BONNET'S RANCH PARTY

Illustrated by JOHN GOSS

THE PAGE COMPANY BOSTON: PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1914 BY THE PAGE COMPANY

Entered at Stationers' Hall, London All rights reserved Made in U. S. A.

First Impression, August, 1914 Second Impression, November, 1914 Third Impression, March, 1915 Fourth Impression, August, 1915 Fifth Impression, May, 1916 Sixth Impression, April, 1917 Seventh Impression, March, 1918 Eighth Impression, February, 1919 Ninth Impression, April, 1919 Tenth Impression, March, 1920 Eleventh Impression, September, 1921

PRINTED BY C. H. SIMONDS COMPANY BOSTON, MASS., U. S. A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. THE WAIL OF THE WE ARE SEVENS 1 II. A WEEK END 20 III. IN BOSTON 40 IV. A SURPRISE 54 V. BOARDING SCHOOL 74 VI. NEW FRIENDS 98 VII. IN TROUBLE 117 VIII. PENANCE 134 IX. WOODFORD 153 X. UNDER A CLOUD 172 XI. THE CLOUD LIFTS 191 XII. INITIATED 208 XIII. SUNDAY 227 XIV. SETTLEMENT WORK 239 XV. A HARVARD TEA 255 XVI. ANTICIPATIONS 274 XVII. THE GATHERING OF THE CLANS 294 XVIII. KITTY'S COTILLION 313 XIX. A SURPRISE PARTY 333 XX. THE JUNIOR SPREAD 344 XXI. THE LAMBS' FROLIC 359 XXII. COMMENCEMENT 377

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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"SHE WRENCHED THE WHIP FROM ALEC'S HAND" ( See page 308 ) Frontispiece

"BLUE BONNET TOOK THE MIRROR AND LOOKED AT HERSELF FROM ALL ANGLES" 140

"THE GHOST IN THE CENTRE OF THE GROUP ROSE" 216

"GABRIEL LOOKED UP IN DISDAIN" 245

"SHE WAS HOLDING ON TO UNCLE CLIFF'S COAT LAPELS" 288

"SHE WAS OONAH, THE BEWITCHING LITTLE IRISH MAIDEN" 357

Blue Bonnet in Boston

CHAPTER I

THE WAIL OF THE WE ARE SEVENS

Blue Bonnet raised the blind of the car window, which had been drawn all the afternoon to shut out the blazing sun, and took a view of the flying landscape. Then she consulted the tiny watch at her wrist and sat up with a start.

"Grandmother!" she said excitedly, "we'll soon be in Woodford; that is, in just an hour. We're on time, you know. Hadn't we better be getting our things together?"

Mrs. Clyde straightened up from the pillows, which Blue Bonnet had arranged comfortably for her afternoon nap, and peered out at the rolling hills and green meadow lands.

"I think we have plenty of time, Blue Bonnet," she said, smiling into the girl's eager face. "But perhaps we would better freshen up a bit. You are sure we are on time?"

"Yes, I asked the conductor when I went back to see Solomon at the last station. Four twenty sharp, at Woodford, he told Solomon, and Solomon licked his hand with joy. Poor doggie! I don't believe he appreciates the value of travel, even if he has seen Texas and New York and Boston... Continue reading book >>




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