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Peeps at People

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,227 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 335
Added to site: 2011.10.09
mnybks.net#: 30864

In twenty-eight short chapters Holliday gives the reader snapshots of different persons and their lives.

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ous. Upon a client's coming into the office during Mr. MacCrary's absence he, the client, was sure to be impressed by two circumstances: First, that there was no one in the office until he entered; secondly, that the boy had strangely appeared from nowhere in particular, and was following in close upon his heels. This consistently illustrates the whole course of this boy's conduct throughout the time he remained with Mr. MacCrary.

The third boy, that is the present one, is not exactly mysterious, but he is peculiar. He attends strictly to his own business. He believes himself to be here for that purpose, apparently. He does not meddle with Mr. MacCrary's business. That is no concern of his. He is imbued with the good old adage: "If you want a thing well done, do it yourself." He follows this excellent principle himself, and believes others should do likewise. This boy is very sapient, and a wonderful student. His nature is more receptive than creative. He procures heavy sheep-skin-bound volumes from th

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