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Issue Details: First known date: 1918... 1918 Mother's Letter
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Bride Reilly is away from her family and living in the city. She works all day and goes out each night. When a package containing an Easter gift and letter arrives from her mother, Bride is forced to reflect on her city lifestyle. She has fallen in love with a man who is 'not free to marry her - except in the eyes of the law. Before God, he was still - despite "incompatibility of temper" - the husband of another woman, and would be until death parted them' (10). What will Bride do?

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    y separately published work icon A Failure and Other Stories Miriam Agatha , Melbourne : Australian Catholic Truth Society , 1918 Z1227420 1918 selected work children's fiction children's

    A collection of short stories specifically marketed and reviewed as Catholic stories for Catholic youth.

    Melbourne : Australian Catholic Truth Society , 1918
    pg. 8-11
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