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The Hawks of Hawk-Hollow, vol. I

A Tradition of Pennsylvania

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Published: 1835
Language: English
Wordcount: 80,747 / 227 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 513
Added to site: 2009.12.12
mnybks.net#: 26005
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er, the present proprietor of Hawk-Hollow, as having had some agency in the catastrophe; but what it was, they either knew not, or they feared to speak. Evil suspicions, however, gathered about this gentleman's name; and as he was seldom, if ever, seen in Hawk-Hollow in person, but had committed the stewardship of the property to the hands of a distant relative, who resided on it, the young felt themselves at liberty to fill up from imagination, the sketch left imperfect by the old; and accordingly, the Colonel, in time, came to be considered by those who had never seen him, as one of the darkest-hearted and most dangerous of his species. He was very rich; thestation he occupied in the eyes of his country was lofty, and might have been esteemed noble; for he had shed his blood in the great and fearful battle of rights that was now approaching to a close; and after being disabled by severe and honourable wounds, he had changed the sphere of his exertions, and was now as ardent and devoted a patriot in the sena

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