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Chapter 2 - (VERSO)

2[1]0044                 49

found a little birch bark boat full of strawberries at the beech in the hollow. They were the earliest of the season; the Old Lady had found them in one of her secret haunts. They would have been a toothsome addition to the Old Lady’s own slender bill of fare; but she never thought of eating them. She got far more pleasure out of the thought of Sylvia’s enjoying them for her tea. Thereafter the strawberries alternated with the flowers as long as they lasted, and then came blueberries and raspberries [sic]The blueberries grew far away and the Old Lady had many a tramp after them. Sometimes her bones ached at night because of it,


From "Old Lady Lloyd."


"2[1]0044": There are clearly multiple layers of re-numbering going on here. There was, at one time, a faint "100," and the "2" and "44" were added to the beginning and end, respectively.