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at house, and I suppose more healthful.
It seems so good to have the girls back again. We had three day's vacation between semesters, and all but thirty out of a hundred seventeen went home. You can imagine how lonesome it was. The big halls echoed and seemed so awfully empty that we hated to walk through them. I was all alone on the front mezzanine, with only a few plants for company. Wish you could have come out for a visit. Perhaps you can, sometime.
Well, my dear; it's nearly time to go to ten o'clock class, so I'll say good-bye until next time. We omitted Geology at 9 to-day, so I took the time to write to you. Good-bye again; I'd be delighted to hear from you whenever you have a chance.
Ever very lovingly,
Mary.
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