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Up the Forked River

Or, Adventures in South America

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Author: Edward S. Ellis (R.H. Jayne)
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,177 / 158 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 787
Added to site: 2009.09.03 25191
Genre: Adventure

the yacht to California."

"It shall be done,--nothing will delight the young rascal more."


The reputation of the Misses Credell's Young Ladies' Seminary was international and the halo of its history was sanctified by time. It was founded by the grandmother of the estimable sisters, one of the foremost educators of her day, and one who took up the profession of teaching through love for it, since her wealth made her independent for life.

At the period when the institution rises before us, its students represented the four quarters of the globe. There were young women fitting for the missionary field in India and China; the daughters of eminent financiers in England, Germany, France and Spain, those whose parents' influence was felt in distant climes, including several from the revolution-pestered republics of South America.

Manuela Estacardo was the only child of the deceased sister of President Ped



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