Two Alike; With Illustrations by Edith Barnard DelanoTwo Alike; With Illustrations by Edith Barnard Delano

Two Alike; With Illustrations

byEdith Barnard Delano

Paperback | February 8, 2012

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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.1918 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI FAREWELL, BEATREECHY The trip on the trolley cars from South Wickham to the big city takes only some forty-five minutes. Both girls had often been there before, but Bobs conscience was troubling her. Indeed, her courage would probably have given out altogether if it had not been for the sustaining fact that she was feeling particularly elegant in Sybil's furs--Mattie was wearing Bobs' set of fox. Besides, Mattie found ways to meet all of her spoken doubts and objections. "But I never have been to the city alone," said Bobs uneasily. "I don't believe Mother would like our going alone!" "But you were n't as old as you are now," Mattie's soothing voice replied. "You even have your hair up, now!" "Yes, I know," Bobs admitted. "And of course it is n't as if we did n't know the way!" For the girls had found the address of the Magnifico Film Company in the back of the cheap magazine from which Mattie had cut the announcement of the forthcoming masterpiece, and it seemed nothing short of a miracle that it was in the familiar near-by city. "I suppose they have ways of fixing people up to give them quite a good resemblance to other people they are supposed to look like. But I just know, Beatreechy, that when the president of the company sees you, he will insist upon your being Joan the Maid." "Well," said Bobs, "I shall tell him, to begin with, that I shall refuse to act for him unless he gives you a very prominent part, too, Mattie." Presently she added, "It's a good thing I learned to ride horseback when I was visiting Sybil and Grandfather down in Maryland." "I can see you now," said Mattie, with her adoring blue-eyed stare. "I can see just how you will look on that white charger!" Bobs was modestly silent, but she gave Mattie an appreciative smile. Mat...
Title:Two Alike; With IllustrationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217945147

ISBN - 13:9780217945141