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Cicely and Other Stories   By: (1863-1931)

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Transcriber's Note: The symbol is used to represent the musical symbol sharp. A number of obvious typographical errors have been corrected in this text. For a complete list, please see the end of this document.

CICELY

AND OTHER STORIES

Works of Annie Fellows Johnston THE LITTLE COLONEL SERIES The Little Colonel $ .50 The Giant Scissors .50 Two Little Knights of Kentucky .50 (The three stories above are also published in one volume, entitled The Little Colonel Stories, $1.50) The Little Colonel's House Party 1.00 The Little Colonel's Holidays 1.50 The Little Colonel's Hero net , 1.20 The Little Colonel at Boarding School net , 1.20 OTHER BOOKS Big Brother .50 Ole Mammy's Torment .50 The Story of Dago .50 Cicely net , .40 Aunt 'Liza's Hero net , .40 Asa Holmes 1.00 Flip's "Islands of Providence" 1.00 Songs Ysame 1.00 L.C. PAGE AND COMPANY 200 Summer Street, Boston, Mass.

[Illustration: "THERE WERE VOICES PASSING HER DOOR." ( See page 75 )]

Cosy Corner Series

CICELY AND OTHER STORIES

By Annie Fellows Johnston

Author of "The Little Colonel's House Party," "The Little Colonel's Holidays," "Two Little Knights of Kentucky," etc.

Illustrated by Sears Gallagher and others

Boston L.C. Page & Company 1903

Copyright, 1901 BY PERRY MASON COMPANY

Copyright, 1902 BY L.C. PAGE & COMPANY (INCORPORATED)

All rights reserved

Published, May, 1902

Colonial Press Electrotyped and Printed by C.H. Simonds & Co. Boston, Mass., U.S.A.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

These stories first appeared in the Youth's Companion and Forward . The author wishes to acknowledge the courtesy of the editors in permitting her to republish them in the present volume.

Messrs. L.C. Page & Company wish also to acknowledge the courtesy of the editors, by which they were able to arrange for the use of the original illustrations.

CONTENTS

PAGE CICELY 11

ALIDA'S HOMELINESS 35

THE HAND OF DOUGLAS 59

ELSIE'S "PALMISTRY EVENING" 87

THEIR ANCESTRAL LATCH STRING 111

ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE

"THERE WERE VOICES PASSING HER DOOR" ( See page 75 ) Frontispiece

"THE CHEER AND WARMTH OF IT ALL COMFORTED HER" 31

"HID HER FACE IN A GREAT BUNCH OF ROSES" 55

"'WHY, I HAVE NEVER EVEN HEARD OF THEM'" 67

"'WHAT IS THE MATTER?' HE REPEATED" 78

"IT WAS NOT HER VOICE ALONE WHICH DREW SO MANY ADMIRERS" 83

"'SHE HID HER FACE ON MY SHOULDER'" 100

"'LOOKING AT HER HAND A DOZEN TIMES A DAY'" 103

"'ASKED ME TO HUNT UP ALL THE REFERENCES'" 108

"PAUSING IN HER SCRUBBING" 116

"SHE ENTERTAINED THEM WITH STORIES OF HER TRAVELS" 122

"AT THE GATE HE TURNED FOR A LONG BACKWARD LOOK" 127

"'YOU NEEDN'T LOOK AT ME IN THAT WAY,' SHE WHISPERED, DEFIANTLY" 133

CICELY

CICELY

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