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Sweethearts at Home

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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,341 / 172 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 851
Added to site: 2010.11.07
mnybks.net#: 29480
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Humor
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noblesse does sometimes oblige. But the more recently and the more ignobly the Over-Slaughterman has been enriched, the more ignorant of all knowledge he is, the less he has seen of other lands, the fewer incursions he has made into the world of books and art, the less he possesses of that kindly natural consideration which the King-Gentleman shares with the Working-Gentleman--the more cruel and selfish he is when he gets himself upon the road, rushing along, disguised to the eyes, fakir-mad in a kind of devilish Juggernaut joy, to the holocaust of innumerable innocent victims.

"The police failed to obtain the number of the car which caused the accident."

Naturally! Excellent Under-Slaughterman, vulgarly called Chauffeur! Knows his business! He will ask for a rise next week and he will get it. That paragraph about the little girl trailed along for fifty yards under the rear wheels, with--Hold your tongue, you understand, Higgins--the details would not look well posted up in my cl

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