Harry Escombe

A Tale of Adventure in Peru

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Author: Harry Collingwood (William Joseph Cosens Lancaster)
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,146 / 268 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 34.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 941
Added to site: 2007.04.14
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ctually have to face, and dwelling very strongly upon the splendid opening which the offer afforded him, the lad gradually brought his mother and sister into a more reasonable frame of mind, until at length, by the time that the bedroom candles made their appearance, the two women, knowing how completely Harry had set his heart upon going, and recognising also the strength of his contention as to the advantageous character of the opening afforded him by Mr Richards's proposal, had become so far reconciled to the prospect of the separation that they were able to speak of it calmly and to conceal the heartache from which both were suffering. So on the following morning Mrs Escombe and Lucy were enabled to sally forth with cheerful countenance and more or less sprightly conversation as they accompanied the lad to town to assist him in the purchase of his special outfit, the larger portion of which was delivered at The Limes that same evening, and at once unpacked for the purpose of being legibly marked and havin

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