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A Girl of the Klondike

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Author: Victoria Cross (Annie Sophie Cory)
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,843 / 146 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 960
Added to site: 2007.12.05
mnybks.net#: 19266
Origin: gutenberg.org
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r, and was holding it for them with one hand, while with the other she laid down three quarters on a small trestle inside, where an old man was sitting as doorkeeper.

It was a large oblong room, with a partition running half-way down the middle, dividing it into the front part, where they were standing and where the bar was, and the back part, which was strictly the dancing portion. Stephen sat down on a bench that faced the inner portion, with the determination of a man who was not to be moved from his seat. At the other side of the room was a low raised platform, where some very seedy-looking musicians were sawing out a jerky tune from their feeble violins. The room was fairly full, and a more heterogeneous collection of human beings Stephen thought he had never seen. There were miners in the roughest and thickest clothing, labourers, packers, a few Indians, some youths in extraordinary attempts at evening dress, some negro minstrels with real dress shirts on and diamond studs, girls with old velvet

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