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Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers

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Author: Ian Maclaren (Rev. John Watson)
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 95,069 / 270 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 719
Added to site: 2007.01.20 15847

g with insistence. The Aberdeen express leaves--its passengers regarding the platform with pity--and the guard of the last van slamming his door in triumph. The great man concentrates his force with a wave of his hand for the tour de force of the year, the despatch of the Hielant train.

The southern end of the platform is now deserted--the London express departed half an hour ago with thirteen passengers, very crestfallen and envious--and across the open centre porters hustle barrows at headlong speed, with neglected pieces of luggage. Along the edge of the Highland platform there stretches a solid mass of life, close-packed, motionless, silent, composed of tourists, dogs, families, lords, dogs, sheep farmers, keepers, clericals, dogs, footmen, commercials, ladies' maids, grooms, dogs, waiting for the empty train that, after deploying hither and thither, picking up some trifle, a horse box or a duke's saloon, at every new raid, is now backing slowly in for its freight. The expectant crowd has



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