3 The Laurence boy
'Look! 'said Meg, excitedly, a day or two later.
She waved a piece of paper at Jo.
'An invitation to a New Year's party at Sallie Gardiner's house, and it's for both of us.
Mother says we can go, but what shall we wear? '
'Our best cotton dresses, 'said Jo, 'because we haven't got anything else.
Yours is as good as new, but mine has a burn and a hole in the back. '
Then you must keep your back out of sight, 'said Meg.
'I'll have a new ribbon for my hair, and my new slippers. And my gloves are all right. '
'Mine are stained, soI'll have to go without. ' 下载全新《每日英语听力》客户端，查看完整内容