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Cast Adrift

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Author: T.S. Arthur
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,327 / 256 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 729
mnybks.net#: 652
Origin: gutenberg.org
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CHAPTER XXIII.

Christmas dinner at Mr. Dinneford's--The dropped letter--It is missed--A scene of wild excitement--Mrs. Dinneford's sudden death--Edith reads the letter--A revelation--"Innocent!"--Edith is called to her mother--"Dead, and better so!"--Granger's innocence established--An agony of affection--No longer Granger's wife

CHAPTER XXIV.

Edith's sickness--Meeting of Mrs. Bray and Pinky Swett--A trial of sharpness, in which neither gains the advantage--Mr. Dinneford receives a call from a lady--The lady, who is Mrs. Bray, offers information--Mr. Dinneford surprises her into admitting an important fact--Mrs. Bray offers to produce the child for a price--Mr. Dinneford consents to pay the price on certain stipulations--Mrs. Bray departs, promising to come again

CHAPTER XXV.

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