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Esmeralda watched jealously as Reginald and Frances were about to take a turn in the garden.  It wasn’t fair.  She met him first, yet, it was her feeble-minded cousin to whom he’d formed the attachment. 

Admittedly, Frances was beautiful and agreeable but surely those qualities weren’t enough to recommend her to a judicious man like Reginald.  Bristling, she recalled Frances’ remark that it was very unlucky to walk widdershins around a church.   How positively stupid.

75 Words

This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.

Source: Scottish Country Dance of the Day

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