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A Search For A Secret, a Novel, Vol. 3

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Author: G. A. Henty
Published: 1867
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,742 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 777
Added to site: 2011.07.26
mnybks.net#: 30502
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Harry came down at once and managed everything. Polly was heart-broken; and this time it was I who was the stronger, and who was able, in my turn, to console and support her.

At last, when all was over, when a week had passed, we drew our chairs round the fire after dinner, as was our old custom, to discuss the future; and yet how different from the old times, with that dreadful gap among us,--that empty chair which was never to be filled again. It was some time before any of us could speak; but at last Harry began talking on indifferent subjects, and we all gradually joined in. Still, we only did so at intervals; for we felt that we must presently come to that point from which we all shrank--the future. We had not come to any understanding with each other that we were to discuss our future arrangements at this particular time; but I think we all felt instinctively, as we drew our chairs round the fire, that the question could not be put off any longer, and that this was the time at w

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