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  • One sunny afternoon when I had come home from school with my books and portfolio, watching my long shadow at my side, and as I was gliding upstairs to my room as usual, my godmother looked out of the parlour-door and called me back.
  • My housekeeping duties, though at first it caused me great anxiety to think that they were unperformed, were soon as far off as the oldest of the old duties at Greenleaf or the summer afternoons when I went home from school with my portfolio under my arm, and my childish shadow at my side, to my godmother’s house.

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as in: a leather portfolio Define
a large, flat, thin case for carrying papers, drawings, etc.
as in: showed her creative portfolio Define
a set of pieces of creative work collected as an example of work
as in: investment portfolio Define
all the investments held by an individual or organization
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