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Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,423 / 172 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 660
Added to site: 2010.08.25
mnybks.net#: 28802
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ve an uptown address to the driver, jumped into the cab, and was off.

CHAPTER II.

CROSS FIRE.

Duncan was dressing. It was already five minutes past the hour named for dinner on his invitation, but if Duncan were not late at dinner, it would deprive the guests of one stock topic of conversation, and he had never yet been so inconsiderate. No one waited for him, and when he finally appeared with some trumped up excuse, it was greeted with a round of laughter, and served to enliven the naturally trifling entrée conversation; so no one,--least of all the hostess,--blamed him. One who has been in an engine house when an alarm of fire is turned in can form some idea of Duncan's dressing accomplishments. There were, to be sure, no clanging gongs, stamping horses, and scurrying, half-dressed men, but there was the same instantaneous assumption of perfect order out of bewildering chaos. His servant was his faithful assistant, and when D

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