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Town and Country

or, Life at Home and Abroad, Without and Within us

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Author: John S. Adams
Published: 1855
Language: English
Wordcount: 97,535 / 275 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 441
mnybks.net#: 467
Origin: gutenberg.org
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to justice," said Harry, as he turned to enter. No sooner, however, had he closed the door, than he burst forth in a loud laugh. This was soon changed to seriousness, for he became confident that his friend Bill was in danger. To shield him, if guilty, from detection, and protect him, if innocent, was now his great object. But where should he find him? That was a problem he could not solve. The boy was sleeping soundly; he must awaken him, he must go out in search of his friend.

With this intention, he dressed himself in a stout, heavy overcoat, and, locking the door hurriedly, walked up the street. On he went, as though his life depended upon whether he reached a certain square at a certain time. He looked at nothing save some far-distant object, from which, as it approached, he withdrew his eyes, and fixed them on an object yet distant. Turning a corner, a collision took place between him and another man, who appeared to be in as much haste as himself. He was about to proceed, when he who had met hi

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