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Stranded in Arcady

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Author: Francis Lynde
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,166 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 664
Added to site: 2010.09.29
mnybks.net#: 29126
Origin: gutenberg.org

A story of love and adventure in the Canadian wilderness.

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ge classmate, a harebrained young barbarian, rich, an outdoor fanatic, an owner of fast yachts, a driver of fast cars, and latterly a dabbler in aviatics. Idle enough to be full of extravagant fads and fancies, and wealthy enough to indulge them, this young barbarian made friends of his enemies and enemies of his friends with equal facility--the latter chiefly through the medium of conscienceless practical jokes evolved from a Homeric sense of humor too ruthless to be appreciated by mere twentieth-century weaklings.

Prime had more than once been the good-natured victim of these jokes, and his heart sank within him. It was plain now that they had both been conveyed to this outlandish wilderness in an aircraft of some sort, and there was little doubt in his mind that Grider had been at the controls.

"It's a--it's a joke, just as I have been trying to tell you," he faltered at length. "We have been kidnapped, and I'm awfully afraid I know the man who did it," and thereupon he gave her a rapid-fire

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