"Dear Enemy" is the sequel to Jean Webster's novel "Daddy-Long-Legs." First published in 1915, it was among the top ten best sellers in the US in 1916. The story is presented in a series of letters written by Sallie McBride, Judy Abbott's classmate and best friend in "Daddy-Long-Legs." Among... read more
“The more I study men, the more I realize that they are nothing in the world but boys grown too big to be spankable.”Sallie McBride
“The mere idea that you are not in a place for the rest of your life gives you an awfully unstable feeling. That's why trail marriages would never work. You've got to feel you're in a thing irrevocably and forever in order to buckle down and really put your whole mind into making it a success.”Sallie McBride
“He had everything a man of taste could ever want, except a waist.”Sallie McBride
“Initiative, responsibility, curiosity, inventiveness, fight - oh dear! I wish the doctor had a serum for infecting all these useful virtues into an orphan's circulation”Sallie McBride
“Oh dear! I do hate to poison the child, but what can I do?”Sallie Mcbride
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