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William Adolphus Turnpike

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Author: William Banks
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,152 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.2
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 417
Added to site: 2008.05.23
mnybks.net#: 20981
Origin: gutenberg.org
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er and mother had died while he was just a boy; relatives had given him a home until at eighteen he had started "clerking" in a law office, and with his wages and his legacy had carried himself through to the day when his name appeared among those called to the bar. Simmons he had met in the clerking days; the young architect was financially better equipped than the lawyer, and Whimple had not hesitated at times to accept of his assistance--though he never felt free until the obligation had been repaid. It was Simmons who had insisted on the arrangement for the adjoining office, though Whimple at first had strongly demurred. But, indeed, an office floor with a front entrance and a rear stairway that landed you on a lane leading to a back street was not without advantages when money was scarce and bill collectors plentiful.

To many it may seem remarkable, to others amusing, and to the minority a thing unbelievable, that before the end of the first week William should have been manager of the office so f

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