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At the Time Appointed

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Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 107,485 / 312 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.9
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 4,974
Added to site: 2007.06.22
mnybks.net#: 17390
Origin: gutenberg.org

The fortunes of a young mining engineer who through an accident loses his memory and identity. In his new character and under his new name, the hero lives a new life of struggle and adventure. The volume will be found highly entertaining by those who appreciate a thoroughly good story.

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his seat, giving Darrell a view of his profile.

"Sixty days!" he said, musingly. "Seventy-five thousand dollars! I think I would like to take a look at the Bird Mine! I think I would like to make Mr. Underwood's acquaintance!"

Whitcomb laughed exultingly. "I'll give you an opportunity to do both if you'll stop over," he said; "and don't you forget that my uncle can give you some pointers on the Ajax, for he knows every mine in the State."

Mr. Hunter here handed the slip of paper to Whitcomb. "Young man," he said, with some severity, gazing fixedly at Whitcomb through his eye-glasses, "do you mean to say that you are travelling with seventy-five thousand dollars on your person?"

"Certainly, sir," Whitcomb replied, evidently enjoying the situation.

Mr. Hunter shook his head. "Very imprudent!" he commented. "You are running a tremendous risk. I wonder that your uncle would permit it!"

"Oh, that's all right," said Whitcomb, confidently. "Uncle usually comes down himself w

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****
2010.07.26
Carmen Morel
*****

A book that will hold your interest to the end. It is a thoroughly good book.

2009.09.28
Warda(Rose)
*****

A worth-reading book with good Pure emotions of life depicted in it......


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