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Chapter 11


puffed when I was alone in the east gable but it was awfully hard there among the others who had really truly puffs.”

“You shouldn’t have been thinking about your sleeves in Sunday School. You should have been attending to the lesson. I hope you knew it.”

“Oh, yes, and I answered a lot of questions. Miss Rogerson asked ever so many. Then all I don’t think it was fair for her to do all the asking. Then There were lots I wanted to ask her but I didn’t like to because I didn’t think she was a kindred spirit. Then all the other little girls recited a paraphrase . She asked me if I knew any. I told her I didn’t but I could recli recite ‘The Dog at his


"paraphrase": The Presbyterian hymnal included a section of "paraphrases," where biblical passages were rendered into rhymed, metric form, perfect for reciting or singing.


"176a": Montgomery corrected the page number in pencil.