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Unformatted text preview: usins across the dividing line, or what- ever it was. Tobias in his hatred called the nuptials wedding dances on Augustin's grave, and now it was known that Mary Beth wished all cousins to return to the fold, and Tobias was supposedly uttering curses. I could tell you many amusing stories about him and all his various attempts to kill me. But it's no matter now. I wanted to know what Stella was talking about, what Carlotta meant. What was all this venom? "So what have Augustin's children done now?" I asked, for that was all I ever called them, the whole crazy lot of them. "Rapunzel, Rapunzel," said Stella. "That is what it is all about. Let down your long hair, or waste away in the attic forever." She positively sang out these words in her merry fashion. "It's Cousin Evelyn, I mean, my darling dear, and everybody's saying she's Cortland's daughter." "I beg your pardon. You are referring to my son Cortland? You are saying he has got one of their women with ch...
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- Spring '10