Part 2, July 6 Summary
Stark writes a letter to his sister Sophie to tell her that he is finally on Guernsey, visiting Ashton. He is now prepared to tell her a few of the dozen things she wanted him to find out for her.
First, it appears that Kit loves Ashton as they do. The girl is lively and reservedly affectionate, which is not as contradictory as it sounds. When she is with one of her adoptive Literary Society parents, Kit is quick to smile. She is also adorable, and Stark has an almost overwhelming urge to cuddle her, though he knows it would be "an affront to her dignity” and is not brave enough to try it. Her stare is wilting when she does not like someone, but Pribby says Kit only uses it on Mr. Smythe, who beats his dog, and Mrs....
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