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Nancy McVeigh of the Monk Road

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Author: R. Henry Mainer
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,178 / 91 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 666
Added to site: 2008.07.01
mnybks.net#: 21388
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dressed in a suit of clothes old-fashioned in cut and a size too large for his body. The other, that of a young man with an open, smiling countenance, a very high collar, and a coat of immaculate neatness of fit. It was a strange contrast, but Nancy saw them through the eye of a proud mother. A debate progressed within her mind for some time, and then she arose, with decision prominently expressed in her every movement. She unlocked a small drawer in the ancient black walnut bureau and withdrew a tattered wallet. Returning to her seat, she carefully spread out the contents, counting the value of each crumpled bill as she laid it on her knee.

"I'm not afeard o' old John Keene. There's sufficient to pay him his interest, and plenty left to keep Mary O'Neil at the hospital for a month or two," she muttered. She replaced the money with a sigh, but it was of pleasure, for Nancy never felt a pang when she had a good action to perform.

Next morning she sent Jennie over for Father Doyle, the parish prie

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