The Last of the Peterkins

With Others of Their Kin

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Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,395 / 130 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 615
Added to site: 2005.05.01
mnybks.net#: 10245
Origin: gutenberg.org
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they shall meet the sun's rays. The student, who might inform us, has been burning the midnight oil. The student is not in the mood to consider the early sun.

There remains to us the evening, also,--the leisure hour of the day. But, alas! our houses are not built with an adaptation to this subject. They are seldom made to look toward the sunset. A careful inquiry and close observation, such as have been called for in preparation of this paper, have developed the fact that not a single house in this town faces the sunset! There may be windows looking that way, but in such a case there is always a barn between. I can testify to this from personal observations, because, with my brothers, we have walked through the several streets of this town with notebooks, carefully noting every house looking upon the sunset, and have found none from which the sunset could be studied. Sometimes it was the next house, sometimes a row of houses, or its own wood-house, that stood in the way.

Of course, a study of the sun m

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