Little Miss Dee

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byRoswell Martin Field

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... LITTLE MISS DEE turned over and over the letter she held in her hand, scanning the business address and fruitlessly attempting to read through the envelope in the manner peculiar to women. Her teeth were set, and there was a flash of defiance in her eye. She had asked Miss Parsons to come to her room, and that grief-pursuing lady, who had enjoyed rather more sorrow of late than she desired, sat opposite, anxiously scanning her friend's face and awaiting developments. "Well, what is it now?" she finally ventured to ask. "I may as well tell you first as last, Sarah Parsons," Agatha said, resolutely, "I shall not do it." "Not do what?" "This is a letter from a lawyer, a man I never heard of," she replied, and then, as if taken with the idea that possibly it might be a clever idea to inform herself of the contents before saying more, she broke the seal and read slowly to the end. "He asks me to call at his office on important business, and I think I know what that business is. It is the same old wrangle about repairing the sidewalk in front of my property at home, which was broken down through no fault of mine, and evidently this city lawyer has been employed to harass me. I try to pay my bills, Sarah Parsons, but do you think I ought to be imposed on in this manner?'" "It may be something else," suggested Miss Parsons. "What else can it be? I owe no money and nobody owes me money. And I have heard father say scores of times that the only business lawyers have with people is when they are trying to collect something. I must consult Archibald about this.' "Why not go to the lawyer and find out exactly what the trouble is," said Miss Parsons. "Then if there is any real difficulty you still have Archibald to help you.' "Perhaps you are right,' mused Agatha. "I nev...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... LITTLE MISS DEE turned over and over the letter she held in her hand, scanning the business address and fruitlessly attempting t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217508200

ISBN - 13:9780217508209

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