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Chapter 18

do or doing it if she thought of it.

Anne went to work with skill and promptness.

“Minnie May has croup, all right; she’s pretty bad but I’ve seen (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)them(end superscript) worse. First we must have lots of hot water. I declare, Diana, there isn’t more than a cupful in the kettle! There, I’ve filled it up and, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Mary Joe,(end superscript) you may put some wood in the stove. I don’t want to hurt your feelings but it seems to me you might have thought of this before, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)if you’d any imagination. (end superscript)Now, I’ll undress Minnie May and put her to bed and you try to find some soft flannel cloths, Diana. I’m going to give her a dose of ipecac first of all.”

Minnie May did not take kindly to the dose ipecac but down Anne had not brought up three pairs of


Note the change in the paper here. The previous sheet was perhaps ripped from a notebook, but this sheet has been ripped on two sides.