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Title: St. Nicholas [serial]
Year: 1873 (1870s)
Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Subjects: Children’s literature
Publisher: [New York : Scribner & Co.]
Contributing Library: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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d hair. Seated in a chair,holding pad and pencil, he looked for all theworld like a district schoolmaster, while thetwo girls stood beforehim looking like a veryanimated couple in aspelling-match. Marjorie, dancing onone foot, was twistingup the corners of herapron into knots, whichshe tied and untied withunconscious rapidity.Millicent stood firmlyfacing him, with foldedarms and screwed-upforehead. Flour, said Mar-jorie. Butter, suggestedMillicent. Sugar, Marjoriewent on. Salt, said Millicent. Pepper. Mustard. Ketchup. Sardines. Olives. Oh, we must getstaples! Molasses. Buckwheat. No; we dont wantbuckwheat. Kerosene. Oh, yes; and can-dles. Matches. Starch. Oh, we dont needstarch. Corn-starch. Eggs. Vanilla. Worcestershire sauce. Dear! I m sure we ve forgotten the mostimportant things. Lard. Rice. We ought to have some canned things. Well, let him bring what we ve ordered,and then we can remember whatever we veforgotten. Soap! Ammonia. Salad-oil. How one thing suggests another! Lemons.
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MILLICENT DECLARED SHE LOOKED LIKE TWEEDLEDEE PREPARED FOR HIS FIGHTWITH TWEEDLEDUM. (SEE PAGE 987.) Cheese. Macaroni. Macaroons. He does nt keep those; the baker does.Let s not order any more things now; I m allmixed up, and cant remember the names. 986 HILARITY HALL. [Sept. Mr. Fenn went away, well pleased with his behind Nan and Marguerite, those rattle-order, and Millicent dropped into a kitchen pated girls are sure to get lost and we 11 neverchair exhausted. see them again. Meantime let s get to work. Girls, said Hester, you ve run up an We have nt explored the cellar yet. Perhaps awful big order. Do you suppose it will cost all the people who ve been in the cottage all sum- our money ? mer left a lot of good things. Oh, no, said the wise and matronly Mar- Down cellar they went; but a thorough guerite, shaking her halo; and,besides, most of search revealed nothing of interest but a flour- those things wont need to be ordered again; bucket and a refrigerator, the staples will last
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