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Our World

or, The Slaveholders Daughter

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Author: Francis Colburn Adams (Pheleg Van Trusedale)
Published: 1855
Language: English
Wordcount: 226,754 / 654 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,479
mnybks.net#: 455
Origin: gutenberg.org
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is preparing for master's guests may fail to sustain her celebrity. Conspicuous among these cabins are two presenting a much neater appearance: they are brightly whitewashed, and the little windows are decorated with flowering plants. Within them there is an air of simple neatness and freshness we have seldom seen surpassed; the meagre furniture seems to have been arranged by some careful hand, and presents an air of cheerfulness in strange contrast with the dingy cabins around. In each there is a neatly arranged bed, spread over with a white cover, and by its side a piece of soft carpet. It is from these we shall draw forth the principal characters of our story.

Upon a brick foundation, about twenty rods from the right wing of the mansion, stands a wood cottage, occupied by the overseer. Mr. John Ryan not being blessed with family, when Marston is not honoured with company takes his meals at the mansion. In the distance, to the left, is seen a long line of humble huts, standing upon piles, and occupie

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