losing the old ideals of earnest endeavour and true scholarship;
Your affectionate orphan,
This isn't Jerusha Abbott, the future great author, writing to you. The rest of the class was in the same predicament; and there we I never told you about examinations. I passed everything with the
That isn't a very polite thing to say--but you can't expect me not to allow their manly natures to be crushed out by too much
not because she could remember any strikingly black pages in her record. 4th June
And now I suppose you've been waiting very impatiently to hear
`This gentleman has taken an interest in several of our boys.
an old dear!
I can't imagine where he got so many--and we all turned ourselves
of ignorance my mind is; I am just realizing the depths myself.