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The Golden Road

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,601 / 115 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 535
Added to site: 2011.09.09
mnybks.net#: 30727
Origin: gutenberg.org
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Virginia and the South mean to him, he loves the little town, with its old-fashioned customs and traditions, which has been the background for most of his activities.

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The morning following our glorious introduction to the magnificent Jean Francois I was out early and bound for the commons. I scarcely expected Nance to be up. I felt that there would be something intimate and personal, perhaps undefinable, it is true, between this master of the happy caravan and myself because we were both men. I had made up my mind that he was a woman-hater. As I hurried along the street my plans were brutally shattered, for whom should I encounter but the red-headed jade herself, grinning quite wickedly, even though her hand was tightly gripped in that of her Aunt Barbara, whose serious features were drawn together in grim determination.

"I want you, too, Charles Reubelt," said Miss Longstreet curtly, and with evident disapproval not only in her tone, but in the look with which she surveyed my

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