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Page 1 of Grandfather's love pie / by Miriam Gaines ; illustrations by John Edward Whiting.

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GRANDFATHER'S LOVE PIE I. "O, AUNTEE, what is it" The awed young voice paused at the threshold. It was a sight the little girl had never witnessed before-she had seen Auntee sad at occasional intervals, and a few times had looked upon tears in the usually merry eyes of her beloved chum, but never before had she beheld Auntee sobbing in such an abandon- ment of grief. There was a very tender tie of love between these two-Alsie, the dear little twelve-year-old daughter of an older sister of the family, and Alice, the only remaining unmarried child of a household of many sons and daugh- ters.