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Differences between the texts of "Miss Tempy's Watchers" as they appear in The King of Folly Island and Tales of New England.


Location; paragraph begins ... The King of Folly Island Tales of New England
"I can tell you the biggest thing ... "I can tell you the biggest thing she ever give, and I don't know ... "I can tell you the biggest thing she ever done, and I don't know ...
"She was just poor enough to do that!" ... for she would not break in upon her own loyal guarding of her dependent household. ... for she would not betray her own loyal guarding of a dependent household.
"Folks say a great deal of generosity, ... But here's Crowe and me, we can't do anything with money, ... But here's Mr. Crowe and me, we can't do anything with money, ...
  "Yes, Tempy aged all of a sudden ... There, when Dan'el begun to look old ... There, when Mr. Crowe begun to look old ...
Final paragraph, last sentence. The world seemed more and more empty without the kind face and helpful hands of Tempy Dent. [This final sentence is cut from Tales of New England.]

Tara Morrall assisted in locating these differences.



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