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I liked the things and the kisses, but it was dreadful to have you sit looking at me while I opened the bundles," said Beth, who was toasting her face and the bread for tea at the same time.
Jo gave a despairing groan, and Meg laughed outright, while Beth let her bread burn as she watched the fun with interest.
exclaimed Beth, who firmly believed that her sisters were gifted with wonderful genius in all things.
Beth trotted to and fro between parlor kitchen, quiet and busy, while Amy gave directions to everyone, as she sat with her hands folded.
Beth clapped her hands, regardless of the biscuit she held, and Jo tossed up her napkin, crying, "A letter
They all drew to the fire, Mother in the big chair with Beth at her feet, Meg and Amy perched on either arm of the chair, and Jo leaning on the back, where no one would see any sign of emotion if the letter should happen to be touching.
Each of you told what your burden was just now, except Beth.
No one but Beth could get much music out of the old piano, but she had a way of softly touching the yellow keys and making a pleasant accompaniment to the simple songs they sang.
She has helped Beth, 54, of Luck Lane, Paddock, to resume a normal life after illness and has been the inspiration for a new career as a dog groomer.
Beth, who was about to head off to uni to become a nurse, had visited the doctors several times, and had been told her symptoms were due to an iron deficiency.
I tried to have a closer look and Beth started to squeal so we took her straight to PDSA.
Beth said: "I'm so grateful to have a sister like Aimee - she's the best.