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The Rider in Khaki

A Novel

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Author: Nat Gould
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,414 / 166 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.2
LoC Categories: PZ, PR
Downloads: 754
Added to site: 2008.03.12 20299

A wholesome, exciting story of clean sport and daring adventure--just the book to appeal to men in camp and to all who ask chiefly for a good story.

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His two friends had gone, after staying a week, and it was arranged they should meet at Epsom for the Derby.

It was seldom Alan Chesney was alone in the big house; many times he wished it smaller, not so roomy, more cosy, in keeping with his bachelor habits. There were parts of it he had only been in once or twice. The long picture gallery he shunned, although some exquisite modern paintings hung there.

When he came into possession he had some of the smaller and brighter pictures removed into the living rooms and the spaces were still left vacant. The windows in this gallery overlooked the Park, in the distance the keep could be seen, and farther away a corner of the monastery. There were large reception-rooms, and bedrooms the size of the ground floor of a small house. The dining-room was oak panelled, the ceiling oak, and it was furnished with massive chairs and a huge table. There was a great sideboard, carved by Gibbons, which cost an enormous sum, carvings adorned the wood mante



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