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The Monctons

A Novel, Volume I

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Author: Susanna Moodie
Published: 1856
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,219 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 485
Added to site: 2007.03.17
mnybks.net#: 16298
Origin: gutenberg.org
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you to treat the lad kindly for his father's sake."

"Well, well, I must, I see, make the best of a bad bargain. But, Walters, you could so easily take him with you to America. He has no friends by his mother's side, to make any stir about his disappearance. Under your name his identity will never be recognized, and it would be taking a thorn out of my side."

"To plant it in my own heart. The child must remain with you."

I did not pay very particular attention to this conversation at the time, but after events recalled it vividly to my recollection.

The undertaker put an end to the conference by informing the gentlemen that "all was ready, and the hearse was about to move forward." My nurse placed me in a mourning coach, beside my uncle and his companion, in order that I might form part of that dismal procession, to the nearest cemetery. I shall never forget the impression that solemn scene made on my mind. My first ideas of death and decay were formed whilst standing beside my mot

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