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Two Girls
The Clan
Uncles
Aunts
A Belt and a Box
Uncle Alec's Room
A Trip to China
And what came of it
Phebe's Secret
Rose's Sacrifice
Poor Mac
"The Other Fellows"
Cosey Corner
A Happy Birthday
Ear-Rings
Bread and Button-Holes
Good Bargains
Fashion and Physiology
Brother Bones
Under The Mistletoe
A Scare
Something to do
Peace-Making
Which?

great fun and exercise chasing the phantom trout they were bound 

to have. Mac also developed a geological mania, and went tapping 

about at rocks and stones, discoursing wisely of "strata, periods, 

and fossil remains"; while Rose picked up leaves and lichens, and 

gave him lessons in botany in return for his lectures on geology. 

 

They led a very merry life; for the Atkinson girls kept up a sort of 

perpetual picnic; and did it so capitally, that one was never tired of 

it. So their visitors throve finely, and long before the month was 

out it was evident that Dr. Alec had prescribed the right medicine 

for his patients. 


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