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Madge Morton's Victory
O Phil, dear! It is anything but fair. If you only knew how I hate to have to do it! exclaimed Madge Morton impulsively, throwing her arms about her chums neck and burying her red-brown head in the soft, white folds of Phyllis Aldens graduation gown. No one in our class wishes me to be the valedictorian. You know you are the most popular girl in our school. Yet here I am the one chosen to stand up before everyone and read my stupid essay when your average was just exactly as high as mine. Madge Morton and Phyllis Alden were alone in their own room at the end of the dormitory of Miss Matilda Tollivers Select School for Girls, at Harborpoint, one morning late in May. Through the halls one could hear occasional bursts of girlish laughter, and the murmur of voices betokened unusual excitement. 8 If you say another word about that old valedictory, I shall never forgive you! she declared vehemently. You know that Miss Tolliver is going to announce to the audience that our averages were the same. You were chosen to deliver the valedictory because you can make a speech so much better than I. What is the use of bringing up this subject now, just a few minutes before our commencement begins? You know how often we have talked this over before, and that I told Miss Matilda that I wished you to be the valedictorian instead of me, even before she selected you. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 26538
Author: Chalmers, Amy D. V.
Release Date: Sep 5, 2008
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