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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley
|the way it looks
"This house, its appears is not very pretty."
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|petroleum or a refined oil prepared from coal
"Coal-oil helps a croup."
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"When somebody has the croup I help to make them feel better with coal oil."
A sickness especially of children with difficult breathing and a hoarse cough.
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|The mamma is Opal's mother, Elizabeth Scott Whiteley ( b. 1874 - d. 1917).
Opal has a difficult time with her mother. While trying to be helpful, Opal often does things which make her mother angry.
In addition, Opal believes that her "Angel Mother," rather than Elizabeth Whiteley is her real mother.
|Picture: Elizabether Whiteley
Picture: Mr and Mrs. Whiteley
Scene 15: Helping with Chores
Scene 30: Getting the Millers Brand out of the Flour-Sack
Scene 104: Tied to the woodshed corner
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