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Christmass Happiness Fades – December 1905

The real happiness of Christmas for children lies in the anticipation. The dusk of early morning to eager young eyes is full of fairy possibilities; the feeble flutter of a candle is iridescent of fairyland. The cheap and showy articles … Continue reading

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Saved Humiliation – Tuesday December 1902

Before we could get set to work with our baking, two visitors arrived for dinner, intimating that another of the same family might be expected for tea! Your pity, I pray! Nothing in the tea cake line, but plain bread … Continue reading

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Christmas and a Maid – Monday December 1900

The characteristic of this day is wholly determined by the circumstance that tomorrow is Christmas which is kept with us like a Sunday. Nobody does unnecessary work. You are expected to go to church and you are sure to be … Continue reading

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