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The Story Of A Young Orphan In Switzerland

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THE SESEMANN HOUSE IS HAUNTED            167
clothes, looking bewildered at the bright lights and the firearms, and shivering and trembling from head to foot like a little leaf in the wind. The gentle­men looked at each other in the greatest astonish­ment.
" I really believe, Sesemann, that it is your little water-carrier," said the doctor.
" Child, what does this mean ? " asked Herr Sese­mann. "What are you going to do? Why have you come down here ? "
longs."
Whereupon he laid his revolver on the floor, took the trembling child by the hand, as a father would, and went upstairs with her.
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