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Notes - (VERSO)

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J10 all ebony of shadow and silver of snowy slope

K10. a buxom, broad-faced French girl from the Creek, whom Mrs. Barry had engaged to stay with the children in during her absence.

L10 , honestly anxious to do all she could,

M10 until she was sicker than ever the Hammond twins were, even the last pair.

N10 —not to Diana or Young Mary Joe because I didn’t want to worry them any more than they were worried, but I had to say it to myself just to relieve my feelings—

O10 And I’m glad Mrs Hammond had three pair of twins after all. If she hadn’t I mightn’t have known