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Little Eve Edgarton

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,559 / 101 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,753
Added to site: 2005.04.26 10166

d persistently, "now, speaking of this Miss Edgarton, I don't presume for an instant that you're looking for a wife on this trip, but are merely hankering a bit now and then for something rather specially diverting in the line of feminine companionship?"

"Well, what of it?" conceded the Younger Man.

"This of it," argued the Older Man. "If you are really craving the interesting why don't you go out and rummage around for it? Rummage around was what I said! Yes! The real hundred-cent-to-the-dollar treasures of Life, you know, aren't apt to be found labeled as such and lying round very loose on the smugly paved general highway! And astonishingly good looks and astonishingly good clothes are pretty nearly always equivalent to a sign saying, 'I've already been discovered, thank you!' But the really big sport of existence, young man, is to strike out somewhere and discover things for yourself!"

"Is--it?" scoffed Barton.

"It is!" asserted the Older Man. "The woman, I tell you, who fathoms

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

This is a sweet and funny story that I wished would go on longer. The characters were original.Eve in particular. I liked it.



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