The 4 March sisters--Meg, Amy, Beth, and feisty Jo--share the thrill and sorrows of transforming into up whereas their father is away at conflict. The relatives is terrible in worldly items, yet wealthy in love and character.
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She observed how Laurie checked out her. “Do you love me this manner? ” “I don’t love it. You glance so grown-up. unlike your self at all,” acknowledged Laurie. “Too a lot fuss and feathers. ” “Why, you’re the rudest boy I ever observed! ” stated Meg. She walked away. Laurie didn’t see her back till supper. Meg was once ingesting wine and flirting with younger males. “That stuff provides you with a nasty headache,” whispered Laurie. “You be aware of your mom doesn’t love it. ” “Tomorrow I’ll be myself again,” stated Meg. “Tonight I’m a doll that does foolish issues. ” the following day was once Sunday. Meg went domestic. “Home is a pleasant position, although it isn’t splendid,” stated Meg. She was once sitting with Jo and Marmee that night. “I’m blissful to listen to you are saying so, dear,” acknowledged Marmee. “I used to be afraid domestic would appear boring to you after a while with the Moffats. ” Meg informed her mom and Jo how foolish she were on the celebration. “Everyone acknowledged i used to be a attractiveness. I romped and drank wine and attempted to flirt. I knew i used to be performing foolish, yet I felt so flattered. ” Then she informed them concerning the gossip she had overheard. “If that isn’t the silliest garbage I ever heard! ” exclaimed Jo. “I hate to have humans imagine such issues approximately us and Laurie,” acknowledged Meg. “Never repeat that silly gossip,” stated Mrs. March. “And fail to remember it once you could. “I do have plans for my daughters,” persevered Mrs. March. “I wish each one of you to be favourite, enjoyed, and revered. and that i wish you to marry correctly. no longer for cash, yet for romance. the entire riches on the earth can’t make somebody satisfied. Will you take into accout this? ” “We will, Marmee, we are going to! ” cried either ladies with all their hearts. bankruptcy Seven The Lazy Days of summer time It used to be the 1st of June. Meg and Jo have been beginning their summer time vacation trips. Laurie shocked them with a submit workplace produced from an outdated birdhouse. “You can positioned letters, tales, books, and parcels within the publish office,” Laurie advised the ladies. “I’m supplying you with every one a key. Beth could be the postmistress, when you consider that she’s domestic the main. ” the women began to use the submit place of work at once. They mailed issues to each other and to the Laurences. Laurie mailed plant life to Mrs. March each morning. mom usually mailed little notes to her daughters. “Here are your flora, Mother,” acknowledged Beth one morning. She was once offering the mail. “Laurie by no means forgets them. And here’s a letter and a glove for omit Meg March. ” “I left my gloves on the Laurences’,” stated Meg. “Where’s the opposite one? Did you drop it within the backyard? ” “No, I’m convinced I didn’t,” acknowledged Beth. “There used to be just one within the put up workplace. ” “My letter is simply the English phrases to a German song,” acknowledged Meg. “I imagine Laurie’s instructor, Mr. Brooke, wrote it. The writing isn’t Laurie’s. ” mom checked out Meg and smiled. Meg regarded so grown-up, sitting in her nook and stitching. “Two letters for Jo,” stated Beth. One letter was once from Marmee. I see your efforts to regulate your mood. move on, expensive, patiently and bravely. never forget, nobody is aware how demanding it truly is up to your loving, mom Jo thanked her mom with a kiss. Jo’s different letter was once from Laurie.