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From the September 1876 issue of "The Pansy":

Dear Pansies, I can't catch up with the letters, there are so many of them. Never mind, send them on. In good time they will all be answered....

Pansy "Pop Culture"

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Above is Pansy's "Author" card in the early card game, "Authors," with greats like Charlotte Bronte and Frances Hodgson Burnett. Shown below, she also appeared in the 1897 game, "Young Folks' Favorite Authors" alongside Louisa May Alcott, Horatio Alger, Jr., and many more.

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