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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: rn ON THE POINT 'TTIHERE 's Olive! I see her," cried Josie JL delightedly, as the train drew into Wollas- ton station, and the eager group on the platform scanned the car-windows. "Hullo, Ollie!" shouted Jay excitedly. '' Here we all are!'' '' H-s-s-sh!'' reproved his mother, putting a vainly silencing hand on his shoulder, while she waved the other at the girlish figure making its way out through the car. "Everybody '11 hear you, Jay.'' "Well, let 'em hear, ma," put in Mr. Harney cheerfully. "It is n't any secret, you know; and it is n't often we get a daughter home from boarding-school," and he nodded and waved with the rest. '' There she comes! I 'm going to grab her first," cried Jay, breaking away from his mother's detaining hand and rushing towardthe car-steps. "How d' ye do, Ol? There 's the others.'' "Yes, I see them," laughed the girl happily, as she stepped down to the platform and gave her youthful brother a hug and squeeze. "How nice it just is to get back! Well, Josie!" as her sister pressed toward her. "And mother! and father!'' She kissed each one in turn. "We all came over in the sleigh," went on Jay, with a boy's eagerness to tell the news. "And Six-Toe 's got four little kittens, and there is n't any more school till Monday, and I 'm going to have a new sled.'' '' Mercy! What a lot of interesting things! And how well you all look. Oh, it 's so good to be home. Dear mother!" She patted her mother's cheek affectionately. '' You 're looking well, too, Ollie,'' said Mr. Harney, beaming paternally on her. "Did you have a pleasant car-ride?" "Oh, lovely. It did n't seem three hours at all. I had a seat to myself, and kept looking out of the window, the whole way here. Everything looks so beautiful and fresh, covered with this new snow.'... --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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