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Jean Cabot at the House with Blue Shutters (Paperback) Loot Price: R327
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Jean Cabot at the House with Blue Shutters (Paperback): Gertrude Fisher Scott
Jean Cabot at the House with Blue Shutters (Paperback): Gertrude Fisher Scott

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Jean Cabot at the House with Blue Shutters (Paperback)

Gertrude Fisher Scott

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1915 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX THE RISE OF THE HOLLYHOCK TEA-ROOM NEXT morning at the regular hour for chores faithful C. B. came whistling merrily into the yard, and as he passed under the windows of the room that Polly and Jean occupied he must have struck some particularly high, clear notes, for Jean awoke out of a good sound sleep with a start. She turned on her pillow to see if Polly had also awakened and found her smiling at her with wide-open eyes. "Did Chore Boy wake you up, Jean? It's a shame. Wonder what he's so happy about this morning. I wish I felt like whistling." "Oh, you will when you hear my plan. I've been having the loveliest dream about it. Did C. B. wake you up too?" "No, I've been awake for a long time, thinking things over. Why, Jean, do you know, I haven't even got money enough to buy my ticket home, and I owe the house a lot besides. What am I ever going to do?" "Now listen, Polly; I'm going to tell you my plan and I don't want you to interrupt me once. I don't think any one else is awake yet, so we may as well stay in bed and be comfortable while we talk things over." "All right, Jean, I'll listen patiently, but I know it won't do any good. I've got to go home and make some money." "No, Polly dear, you don't need to go home for that; my plan is for you to stay right here and make money. We're going to have a tea-room, called the Hollyhock Tea-Room, right out in the garden, like one Elizabeth and I fell in love with in England. We'll make it the most popular place for miles around. Why, don't you remember what Miss Van Clamp said about the city people missing tea-rooms up here? We'll get her interested this morning when we go down to the Hall, and she'll tell all her friends, and soon everybody will know about it and they will flock here in droves. "Ev...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Gertrude Fisher Scott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-89648-4
Barcode: 9781150896484
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-89648-5

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