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Left on the Prairie

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Author: M.B. Cox (Noel West)
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,744 / 93 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,076
Added to site: 2010.09.28
mnybks.net#: 29086
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Western
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seeing that he had a good supper. He was very fond of his small cousin, who in return was devoted to him, and the big boy felt sorry when he noticed the effort Jack was making to keep up a brave face before Hal and Larry.

Very soon Aunt Sue suggested he should go to bed, which he was glad to do, and once there, he was so tired out with his grief he fell fast asleep.

CHAPTER II.

JACK IN TROUBLE.

Over a year had passed away since Jack's parents had left Longview for the mountains, and the boy was just nine and a half; but he was no longer the same happy little fellow as when we first knew him. Great changes for the worse had taken place, and misfortunes had come thick and fast upon him.

He lost his good Aunt Sue, for she died of heart disease ten months after his parents' departure. How poor Jack missed her! His uncle very soon afterward married again, and his new wife was a loud-voiced, harsh woman, who treated Jack most unkindly

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