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The Submarine Boys for the Flag

Deeding Their Lives to Uncle Sam

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,667 / 146 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.6
LoC Category: PN
Series: Submarine Boys
Downloads: 597
Added to site: 2005.11.16
mnybks.net#: 10742
Genre: Adventure
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essed chance to tell you anything," replied Jack, looking astonished. "You've been doing all the telling."

"But you'll go with me, of course, to Washington?" uttered Radberg, looking much taken aback.

"I doubt it," muttered young Benson, shaking his head. "In fact, sir, I may as well tell you that it's waste of our time to carry this line of talk any further."

"Ach! You are cunning," smiled Professor Radberg, no longer nonplussed. "That is as it should be, too, for you are a clever young man, Herr Benson."

"A thousand thanks," murmured Captain Jack.

"But, instead of talk," pursued the German, "you wish to see some money. Quite right! I should, were I in your place, Herr Benson. Well, then--ach! Look at this."

Thrusting a fat hand down deep in a trousers pocket, Herr Professor Radberg brought up into view a big roll of money. He held this up so that the submarine boy could feast his eyes on it. Jack looked, composedly.

"Did you ever see anything like this--you,

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