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With the Procession

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Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,947 / 257 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 401
mnybks.net#: 2721
Origin: gutenberg.org

Probing deeply into the social backgrounds of Chicago's new rich, Fuller has created a sad, beautiful, satiric masterpiece which is too often overlooked by all but the scholar. --Illinois! Illinois!

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we were people of position here long before he had scraped his wretched steerage-money together? And what was it he had working in his cheek?"

"I think I know," responded August mumbling.

"Like enough," rejoined Truesdale, with his eye upon the coachman's own jaw.

His mother's sputter of indignation died rapidly away. It was, indeed, her notion that the guardians of the public peace should show some degree of sobriety, respect, neatness, and self-control, as well as a reasonable familiarity with the accents of the country; but her Arcadia was full of painful discrepancies, and she did not add to her own pain by too serious an attempt to reconcile them. Besides, what is a policeman compared with a detective?

Mabel, released from the arm of the law, jarred over another line of car tracks, whereon a long row of monsters glared at one another's slow advances with a single great red eye, and then she struck a freer gait on the succeeding stretch of Belgian blocks. Presently she passed a

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