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A World of Girls The Story of a School   By: (1854-1914)

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[Illustration: "'SHAKE HANDS, NOW, AND LET US MAKE FRIENDS.'" (Page 27.)]

A WORLD OF GIRLS:

THE STORY OF A SCHOOL.

By L. T. MEADE.

Author of "The Palace Beautiful," "A Sweet Girl Graduate," "Polly: A New Fashioned Girl," Etc.

ILLUSTRATED.

NEW YORK: A. L. BURT, PUBLISHER.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. "Good Bye" to the Old Life. 1

CHAPTER II. Traveling Companions. 6

CHAPTER III. At Lavender House. 13

CHAPTER IV. Little Drawing Rooms and Little Tiffs. 19

CHAPTER V. The Head Mistress. 28

CHAPTER VI. "I am Unhappy." 32

CHAPTER VII. A Day at School. 35

CHAPTER VIII. "You have Waked me too Soon." 47

CHAPTER IX. Work and Play. 54

CHAPTER X. Varieties. 62

CHAPTER XI. What was Found in the School Desk. 74

CHAPTER XII. In the Chapel. 88

CHAPTER XIII. Talking over the Mystery. 95

CHAPTER XIV. "Sent to Coventry." 102

CHAPTER XV. About Some People who Thought no Evil. 107

CHAPTER XVI. "An Enemy Hath Done This." 114

CHAPTER XVII. "The Sweets are Poisoned." 123

CHAPTER XVIII. In the Hammock. 129

CHAPTER XIX. Cup and Ball. 136

CHAPTER XX. In the South Parlor. 143

CHAPTER XXI. Stealing Hearts. 151

CHAPTER XXII. In Burn Castle Wood. 155

CHAPTER XXIII. "Humpty Dumpty had a Great Fall." 168

CHAPTER XXIV. Annie to the Rescue. 173

CHAPTER XXV. A Spoiled Baby. 180

CHAPTER XXVI. Under the Laurel Bush. 188

CHAPTER XXVII. Truants. 193

CHAPTER XXVIII. In the Fairies' Field. 198

CHAPTER XXIX. Hester's Forgotten Book. 204

CHAPTER XXX. "A Muddy Stream." 212

CHAPTER XXXI. Good and Bad Angels. 218

CHAPTER XXXII. Fresh Suspicions. 221

CHAPTER XXXIII. Untrustworthy. 227

CHAPTER XXXIV. Betty Falls Ill at an Awkward Time. 233

CHAPTER XXXV. "You are Welcome to Tell." 241

CHAPTER XXXVI. How Moses Moore Kept His Appointment. 247

CHAPTER XXXVII. A Broken Trust. 252

CHAPTER XXXVIII. Is She Still Guilty? 259

CHAPTER XXXIX. Hester's Hour of Trial. 265

CHAPTER XL. A Gypsy Maid. 272

CHAPTER XLI. Disguised. 278

CHAPTER XLII. Hester. 284

CHAPTER XLIII. Susan. 289

CHAPTER XLIV. Under the Hedge. 293

CHAPTER XLV. Tiger. 297

CHAPTER XLVI. For Love of Nan. 303

CHAPTER XLVII. Rescued. 310

CHAPTER XLVIII. Dark Days. 313

CHAPTER XLIX. Two Confessions. 318

CHAPTER L. The Heart of Little Nan. 326

CHAPTER LI. The Prize Essay. 334

A WORLD OF GIRLS.

CHAPTER I.

"GOOD BYE" TO THE OLD LIFE.

"Me want to see Hetty," said an imperious baby voice.

"No, no; not this morning, Miss Nan, dear."

"Me do want to see Hetty," was the quick, impatient reply. And a sturdy indignant little face looked up at Nurse, to watch the effect of the last decisive words... Continue reading book >>




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