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The Golden Fleece

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Author: Albert Kinross
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,444 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 431
Added to site: 2008.05.05
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"You want to hear about him?... It was wonderful," he added, after a pause.... "Brugère, Homolle, Laporte, Paulsen, and I were on the island, and our workmen. Delos belongs to the French school; but they had admitted Paulsen, who is a Dane; while I--I usually do as I like.... All the summer we had been working, with nothing but chips of pottery, one curious piece of mosaic, and a quantity of stones--street after street of houses--to show for it. My men and I were down at a temple near the harbor one evening. It was there that the Apollo first came to light. We had found the floor of the temple, and the bases of its pillars, and some remnant of an altar. We'd all but finished our day's work--sunrise to sunset it often was--when one of the men, digging away near the foundation, discovered a marble knee. He called out when he came to it, and threw his spade aside. By the time I reached him, he had uncovered the whole round of it with his hands and a clasp-knife.... You may not have tro

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