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... Jeannie lingered for a moment, holding out her rose to Aunt Polly.--LM Montgomery
Aunt Polly had seen Freddy and Alec and Jeannie go: past on their way down to the shore to old Si Manderson's fish-house; so when they came back with the mackerel for which they had been sent, Aunt Polly was watching for them at the window of her little gray house which was built so close down to the sands of the cove that it looked a good deal like an uncommonly large sea-shell cast up by a high tide.
Come in, dearies, called Aunt Polly, running to the door. I've got a bite for you.
Among the older folks of West Harbor that phrase of Aunt Polly's, I've got a bite for you was the cause of many a smile. But the children of West Harbor, who ate the cookies and snaps and doughnuts with which Aunt Polly loved to lure them into her house, saw nothing to laugh at in it at all. It had a very nice sound to them.
Freddy and Alec and Jeannie went in and had their bite--a most …