The Ethics of the Dust, by John Ruskin

Personæ.

Old Lecturer (of incalculable age)
Florrie, on astronomical evidence presumed to be aged 9.
Isabel “ 11.
May “ 11.
Lily “ 12.
Kathleen “ 14.
Lucilla “ 15.
Violet “ 16.
Dora (who has the keys and is housekeeper) “ 17.
Egypt (so called from her dark eyes) “ 17.
Jessie (who somehow always makes the room look brighter when she is in it) “ 18.
Mary (of whom everybody, including the Old Lecturer, is in great awe) “ 20.

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