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The Professor's Mystery

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Author: Wells Hastings
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,972 / 197 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 649
Added to site: 2011.06.25
mnybks.net#: 30235
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ents of brooding? I seemed to have noticed the chain before, and her habit of playing with it in idleness, but I could not be sure.

She roused herself presently, and the talk went on, though with an undercurrent of discomfort. For my part, I was still repenting my clumsiness; and she, I suppose, felt annoyed at having shown so palpably an emotion which she had not intended for my eyes. So that, in spite of regret for the approaching end of the adventure, I was hardly sorry when our arrival at Stamford supplemented speech with action.

"Are you expecting any one to meet you?" I asked, as the platform emptied and left us standing alone.

"No, they didn't know what train I was coming on. But there's the trolley now. And it's your car, too, that is, if you're still going to the Ainslies'."

A short open car, with an air of putting its wheels close together in order to buck, squeaked around the curve and took us aboard. When we were well under way a short, heavy man came around the corner

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Plot bullets


  • A man takes a vacation.

  • He gets involved with the plight of a young girl.

  • The back and forth favor of the girl is puzzling.

  • There is a mystery that he must solve. He has fallen in love.




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