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The Young Bank Messenger

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Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,266 / 158 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,081
Added to site: 2008.04.24 20651

g a livelihood. I don't care to have him associate with my boy Clarence. They are cousins, it is true, but their lots in life will be very different.

I do not care to communicate with you again.


Ernest read this letter with flushed cheeks.

"I hate that man," he said hotly, "even if he is a relative. Uncle Peter, I am sorry you ever applied to him in my behalf."

"I would not, Ernest, if I had understood what manner of man he was."

"I may meet him some time," said Ernest, thoughtfully.

"Would you claim relationship?"

"Never!" declared Ernest, emphatically. "It was he, you say, who prejudiced my grandfather against my poor father?"


"In order to secure the estate himself?"

"Undoubtedly that was his object."

"Nothing could be meaner. I would rather live poor all my life than get property by such means."

"If you have no more questions to ask, Ernest, I will try to sleep. I feel drowsy."




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