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girls

parthenophobia.
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I could imagine easily how the poor girl must have been bewildered and hurt at her reception in that household--envied for her past while delivered defenceless to the tender mercies of people without any fineness either of feeling or mind, unable to understand her misery, grossly curious, mistaking her manner for disdain, her silent shrinking for pride.
Several young girls were animating the scene by the variety of their expressions, their attitudes, and the differences in their toilets.
I improved, of course, after experiences too numerous to enter upon, so that there were divers girls to whom I could lift my hat and who would walk beside me in the early evenings.
Girls who had to walk more than half a mile to school were pitied.
The command to march was now given, and the girls formed themselves into four bands, or companies, and set off with eager strides toward the Emerald City.
habitues of such a paradise and to be looked upon by them--what is a girl's first dance and short-sleeved tulle compared with this?
Here the girl bathed and afterward her companion brought her one of the clinging garments of the native women and adjusted it about her figure.
"Still, I cannot see as it matters much, for I wish my Patchwork Girl to be useful rather than ornamental.
The rough men were gentle as mothers with the girl. Plying us both with questions they hustled her to the captain's cabin and me to the boiler-room.
"Poor old Daddy," she mused, "were I a thousand years old, wrinkled and toothless, he would still look upon me as his baby girl."
THE FLOWER GIRL [hopefully] I can give you change for a tanner, kind lady.
"No, but sometimes it seems to me that she's a different kind of friend with the Story Girl than she is with me and you," reflected Cecily.