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Cast Upon the Breakers

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Published: 1874
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,988 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,134
Added to site: 2006.01.19 12553
Genre: Young Readers

f paying more than half what the articles were worth. "If the time comes when you wish to dispose of them let me know."

Rodney nodded, but did not answer in words.

"Of course, Ropes," went on the doctor in a perfunctory way, "I am very sorry for you. I shall miss you, and, if I could afford it, I would tell you to stay without charge. But I am a poor man."

"Yes," said Rodney hastily, "I understand. I thank you for your words but would not under any circumstances accept such a favor at your hands."

"I am afraid you are proud, Ropes. Pride is--ahem--a wrong feeling."

"Perhaps so, Dr. Sampson, but I wish to earn my own living without being indebted to any one."

"Perhaps you are right, Ropes. I dare say I should feel so myself. When do you propose leaving us?"

"Some time tomorrow, sir."

"I shall feel sad to have you go. You have been here so long that you seem to me like a son. But we must submit to the dispensations of Providence--" and Dr. Sampson blew a v



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