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4 Notes.

W. if so be’s as he ever had a grandfather which is doubtful.

X – if they ever were children which is hard to believe when one looks at them.

Y or a hollow where wild plums hung out their feathery filmy bloom.

Z preparatory to going home for supper,

A1 – and I haven’t got any more orphans concealed hereabouts[.]”

B1. Maybe they were out of boys of the kind brand you wanted.

C1 You could imagine you were dwelling in marble halls, couldn’t you?

D1. I’ve got all my worldly goods in it but it isn[‘]t heavy.

E1 who died before she could confess.

F1 I guess that’s why I’m so thin. — I am dreadfully thin, ain[‘]t I? There isn’t a pick on my bones.