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1  First came Josie and her brothers and sisters.
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2  Josie grew thin and silent, yet worked the more.
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3  Josie helped them to sell the old farm, and they moved nearer town.
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4  The mother cooked supper, and Josie emptied her purse, and the boys stole away.
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5  Josie told me of it; she was a thin, homely girl of twenty, with a dark-brown face and thick, hard hair.
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6  It grieved Josie, and great awkward John walked nine miles every day to see his little brother through the bars of Lebanon jail.
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7  I had crossed the stream at Watertown, and rested under the great willows; then I had gone to the little cabin in the lot where Josie was resting on her way to town.
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8  Brother Dennis, the carpenter, built a new house with six rooms; Josie toiled a year in Nashville, and brought back ninety dollars to furnish the house and change it to a home.
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9  Next morning I crossed the tall round hill, lingered to look at the blue and yellow mountains stretching toward the Carolinas, then plunged into the wood, and came out at Josie's home.
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