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The Indiscreet Letter

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,017 / 42 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.8
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 2,084
Added to site: 2005.05.05
mnybks.net#: 10262
Origin: gutenberg.org
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n can stand absolutely anything under God's heaven that she knows; but she just up and can't stand the littlest, teeniest, no-account sort of thing that she ain't sure of. Answers may kill 'em dead enough, but it's questions that eats 'em alive."

For a long, speculative moment the Salesman's gold-rimmed eyes went frowning off across the snow-covered landscape. Then he ripped off his glasses and fogged them very gently with his breath.

"Now--I--ain't--any--saint," mused the Traveling Salesman meditatively, "and I--ain't very much to look at, and being on the road ain't a business that would exactly enhance my valuation in the eyes of a lady who was actually looking out for some safe place to bank her affections; but I've never yet reckoned on running with any firm that didn't keep up to its advertising promises, and if a man's courtship ain't his own particular, personal advertising proposition--then I don't know anything about--anything! So if I should croak sudden any time in a railroa

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2008.01.04
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This story is short and comes across as incomplete.


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