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The Rosie World   By: (1878-1944)

The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore

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[Illustration: "I don't want to fight! I'm glad it's not ladylike to fight, it scares me so!" [Page 12.]]

THE ROSIE WORLD

BY PARKER FILLMORE

Author of "The Hickory Limb," "The Young Idea"

With Illustrations by MAGINEL WRIGHT ENRIGHT

NEW YORK HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY 1914

Copyright, 1914. BY HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

Published September, 1914

Parts of The Rosie World have appeared serially in Everybody's Magazine under the titles: "The Chin Chopper," "A Little Savings Account," copyright, 1912, by The Ridgway Company; "A Little Mother Hen," "The Loan of a Gentleman Friend," "Crazy with the Heat," copyright, 1913, by The Ridgway Company; "The Stenog," "The Watch Dog," "The Rosie Morrow," copyright, 1914, by The Ridgway Company; and in Smith's Magazine under the title: "What Every Lady Wants," copyright, 1913, by Street & Smith.

To Gilman Hall

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I THE CHIN CHOPPER 1

II THE SCHNITZER 7

III THE PAPER GIRL 18

IV A LITTLE SAVINGS ACCOUNT 25

V GEORGE RILEY ON MUCKERS 40

VI JACKIE 47

VII HOW TO KEEP A DUCK OUT OF WATER 59

VIII A LITTLE MOTHER HEN 67

IX JANET'S AUNT KITTY 78

X ROSIE RECEIVES AN INVITATION 87

XI THE TRACTION BOYS' PICNIC 93

XII THE LOAN OF A GENTLEMAN FRIEND 99

XIII JANET EXPLAINS 107

XIV ON SCARS AND BRUISES 113

XV THE BRUTE AT BAY 123

XVI WHAT EVERY LADY WANTS 130

XVII ROSIE PROMISES TO BE GOOD 143

XVIII ON THE CULTURE OF BABIES 147

XIX CRAZY WITH THE HEAT 157

XX A FEVERED WORLD 165

XXI THE STORM 168

XXII A CHANCE FOR GERALDINE 171

XXIII HOME AGAIN 175

XXIV GEORGE TURNS 182

XXV DANNY AGIN ON LOVE 194

XXVI ELLEN 204

XXVII ROSIE URGES COMMON SENSE 213

XXVIII JANET USES STRONG LANGUAGE 224

XXIX THE CASE OF DAVE MCFADDEN 234

XXX JANET TO HER OWN FATHER 242

XXXI DANNY'S SUGGESTION 254

XXXII THE SUBSTITUTE LADY 264

XXXIII ELLEN'S CAREER 273

XXXIV THE KIND HEARTED GENTLEMAN 285

XXXV ELLEN MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT 292

XXXVI THE HAPPY LOVER 298

XXXVII THE SISTERS 304

XXXVIII ELLEN HAS HER FLING 308

XXXIX THE WATCH DOG 317

XL MR. HARRY LONG EXPLAINS 322

XLI THE GREATEST TEACHER IN THE WORLD 335

XLII THE ROSIE MORROW 349

ILLUSTRATIONS

"I don't want to fight! I'm glad it's not ladylike to fight, it scares me so!" Frontispiece

PAGE

"Here, baby darlint, go to sister Rosie" 48

Rosie gently lifted off his nightshirt and held the candle close 60

"Because you kiss Janet McFadden, you needn't think you can kiss any girl" 106

Rosie stared at him out of eyes that were very sad and very serious 148

She read it again by the light of the candle 290

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