After A Shadow and Other Stories

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Author: T.S. Arthur
Published: 1868
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,245 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,246
mnybks.net#: 648
Origin: gutenberg.org

I. AFTER A SHADOW.
II. IN THE WAY OF TEMPTATION.
III. ANDY LOVELL.
IV. A MYSTERY EXPLAINED.
V. WHAT CAN I DO?
VI. ON GUARD.
VII. A VISIT WITH THE DOCTOR.
VIII. HADN'T TIME FOR TROUBLE.
IX. A GOOD NAME.
X. LITTLE LIZZIE.
XI. ALICE AND THE PIGEON.
XII. DRESSED FOR A PARTY.
XIII. COFFEE VS. BRANDY.
XIV. AMY'S QUESTION.
XV. AN ANGEL IN DISGUISE.
XVI. WHICH WAS MOST THE LADY?
XVII. OTHER PEOPLE'S EYES.

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in the midst of temptation, and ignorant of its thousand insidious approaches, Martin Green, at the age of twenty-one, came and went as he pleased, mingling with the evil and the good, and seeing life under circumstances of great danger to the pure and innocent. But he felt strong and safe, confident of neither stumbling nor falling. All around him he saw young men yielding to the pressure of temptation and stepping aside into evil ways; but they were weak and vicious, while he stood firm-footed on the rock of virtue!

It happened, very naturally, as Green was a bright, social young man, that he made acquaintances with other young men, who were frequently met in billiard saloons, theatre lobbies, and eating houses. Some of these he did not understand quite as well as he imagined. The vicious, who have ends to gain, know how to cloak themselves, and easily deceive persons of Green's character. Among, these acquaintances was a handsome, gentlemanly, affable young man, named Bland, who gradually intruded h

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Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
2005.12.15
Yee
***..

Abundance of life lessons which are worth to learn.

2004.11.09
Christina Jones
*****

This story was phenomenal and briliiant -- it may not be popular, but it is a big story in a a small book, the words used to describe the characters are exceptional, and the attitude given by John is great, you have to read it, I sincerely recomend it.


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