Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

"Honestly, I can't stand you anymore!" Charlotte screamed at the sewing machine in front of her. "Every time I get close to making my quota on time, you break! And do you have any idea how much I get fined for your tempers?"

"Shh," the girl next to her, Jane Porter, hissed. "I'm not getting in trouble because you're breaking the rules again. If the Missus hears you, I . . .

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