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The Flower of the North

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,953 / 203 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.7
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,800
mnybks.net#: 1982
Origin: gutenberg.org

The story of Fort o' God, where the wild flavor of the wilderness is blended with the courtly atmosphere of France.

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people rise in a wrath which a Helen of Troy aroused in another people some centuries ago. See here--"

He turned the map to Gregson, pointing with his finger.

"See that red line? That's the new railroad to Hudson's Bay. It is well above Le Pas now, and its builders plan to complete it by next spring. It is the most wonderful piece of railroad building on the American continent, Greggy--wonderful because it has been neglected so long. Something like a hundred million people have been asleep to its enormous value, and they're just waking up now. That road, cutting across four hundred miles of wilderness, is opening up a country half as big as the United States, in which more mineral wealth will be dug during the next fifty years than will ever be taken from Yukon or Alaska. It is shortening the route from Montreal, Duluth, Chicago, and the Middle West to Liverpool and other European ports by a thousand miles. It means the making of a navigable sea out of Hudson's Bay, cities on its shores, and great steel

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