excerpt from 'The memoirs of Alice Maud Chase' pp. 32; 35 (98 words)

excerpt from 'The memoirs of Alice Maud Chase' pp. 32; 35 (98 words)

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The memoirs of Alice Maud Chase

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When I had been working [as an apprentice dress-maker] for three years and was approaching my nineteenth year, first the South African War broke out and the whole country broke out in a rash of patriotism and sang all kinds of jingoistic songs about the streets. It made a change and a bit of excitement. It also caused a lot of bitterness, because not everyone thought it was justified. 

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The years sped by and the South African War still languished on, and patriotism flagged and jingo songs ceased to excite us, and the old Queen fell ill. 

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excerpt from 'The memoirs of Alice Maud Chase' pp. 32; 35 (98 words)

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