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One of Them

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Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 204,779 / 575 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 511
Added to site: 2010.06.18 28187

somehow or other always interfered with the accomplishment."

"Well, sir, you 're bound to go there, if only to correct the wrong impressions of your literary people, who do nothing but slander and belie us."

"Not latterly, surely. You have nothing to complain of on the part of our late travellers."

"I won't say that. They don't make such a fuss about chewing and whittling, and the like, as the first fellows; but they go on a-sneering about political dishonesty, Yankee sharpness, and trade rogueries, that ain't noways pleasing,--and, what's more, it ain't fair. But as I say, sir, go and see for yourself, or, if you can't do that, send your son. Is n't that young man there your son?"

The young Englishman turned and acknowledged the allusion to himself by the coldest imaginable bow, and that peculiarly unspeculative stare so distinctive in his class and station.

"I 'm unreasonable proud to see you again, sir," said the Yankee, rising.

"Too much honor!" said the



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