“Eliza, stop fussing” exclaimed Angelica
“But it doesn't look right” mumbled Eliza
She sighed in frustration and pulled the infernal piece of ribbon from her hair and sat down on the chair beside her.
“That's it I'm not going”
Angelica leant against the doorpost and sighed “let me fix it”
“I don't even know why I am going?” moaned Eliza slumping down on her vanity, resting her head on her arms
“You're going because there are going to be very important people at this ball, including soldiers, lots of soldiers” commented Angelica
“You mean lots of little boys playing dress-up” replied Eliza
Angelica laughed “you will have to marry someday Eliza”
Eliza lifted her head up “I'm 23 not dead”
“Even so, it is important that our country becomes settled, there are going to be plenty of rich and good looking bachelors at the ball,
so us women must look our best” said Angelica walking to Eliza and plucking her hair brush from the table.
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