By Jean Webster
This can be the much-loved story of Judy Abbott, a full of life, endearing younger woman turning out to be up in an orphanage. Her goals of faculty look in useless till the unknown benefactor bargains to pay for her institution. the single standards are that she needs to write to him each month, and that she will be able to by no means recognize who he's. Judy's letters to him approximately existence in school are packed with her hopes and goals, problems, and a starting to be friendship with the good-looking Jervis Pendleton. With lots happening in her existence, Judy can scarcely cease writing, and whilst she discovers who daddy long-legs is, there's a happily-ever-after shock.
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I've been here for an hour; it's a very comfortable crotch, especially after 53 being upholstered with two sofa cushions. I came up with a pen and tablet hoping to write an immortal short story, but I've been having a dreadful time with my heroine--I CAN'T make her behave as I want her to behave; so I've abandoned her for the moment, and am writing to you. ) If you are in that dreadful New York, I wish I could send you some of this lovely, breezy, sunshiny outlook. The country is Heaven after a week of rain.
Their books, their lives, their spirit. Where did they get it? When I was reading about little Jane's troubles in the charity school, I got so angry that I had to go out and take a walk. I understood exactly how she felt. Having known Mrs. Lippett, I could see Mr. Brocklehurst. Don't be outraged, Daddy. I am not intimating that the John Grier Home was like the Lowood Institute. We had plenty to eat and plenty to wear, sufficient water to wash in, and a furnace in the cellar. But there was one deadly likeness.
To be getting candy from a man! I begin to feel like a girl instead of a foundling. I wish you'd come and have tea some day and let me see if I like you. But wouldn't it be dreadful if I didn't? However, I know I should. Bien! I make you my compliments. ' Judy PS. I looked in the glass this morning and found a perfectly new dimple that I'd never seen 28 before. It's very curious. Where do you suppose it came from? 9th June Dear Daddy-Long-Legs, Happy day! I've just finished my last examination Physiology.