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The Third Violet

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Author: Stephen Crane
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,440 / 103 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 864
Added to site: 2006.10.21
mnybks.net#: 15007
Origin: gutenberg.org

A book that brings certain sections of American society before the reader, introducing a farming family, the boarders at a summer hotel, and the young artists of New York.

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h for me," muttered Hawker, turning again to his work. He scowled first at the canvas and then at the stubble. "Seems to me you had best take care of yourself, instead of planning for me," he said.

"Me!" cried Hollanden. "Me! Take care of myself! My boy, I've got a past of sorrow and gloom. I----"

"You're nothing but a kid," said Hawker, glaring at the other man.

"Oh, of course," said Hollanden, wagging his head with midnight wisdom. "Oh, of course."

"Well, Hollie," said Hawker, with sudden affability, "I didn't mean to be unpleasant, but then you are rather ridiculous, you know, sitting up there and howling about the colour of hair and eyes."

"I'm not ridiculous."

"Yes, you are, you know, Hollie."

The writer waved his hand despairingly. "And you rode in the train with her, and in the stage."

"I didn't see her in the train," said Hawker.

"Oh, then you saw her in the stage. Ha-ha, you old thief! I sat up here, and you sat down there and lied." He j

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