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Brandon of the Engineers

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Author: Harold Bindloss
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,224 / 265 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,221
Added to site: 2008.06.29
mnybks.net#: 21365
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ier than the dancer. But it's four miles out of town."

Dick glanced at his watch.

"I can take you on the carrier," he said. "I've plenty of time yet."

They set off, and presently stopped at a tall iron gate on the edge of a firwood. A glimmer of lights indicated that a house stood at the end of the drive.

"Kenwardine will be glad to receive you as a friend of mine," Lance said; "and you needn't play unless you like. He's fond of company and generally has a number of young men about the place."

"A private gambling club?"

"Oh, no. You're very far from the mark. Kenwardine certainly likes a bet and sometimes runs a bank, but all he wins wouldn't do much to keep up a place like this. However, you can see for yourself."

Dick was not a gambler and did not play many games, but he wanted a little excitement, and he looked forward to it as he followed his cousin up the drive.

CHAPTER II

DICK'S TR

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