A slender girl of twelve years' growth steadied a pail of water on her head with both dimpled arms thrown up in ancient classic Caryatides attitude; and pausing a moment beside the spring stood fronting the great golden dawn-watching for the first level ray of the coming sun and chanting the prayer of Habakkuk.
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