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A Hoosier Chronicle

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 157,770 / 449 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 632
Added to site: 2005.02.23
mnybks.net#: 9709
Origin: gutenberg.org

The history of the making and marring of men in politics is strongly conceived and graphically presented, while throughout a certain high-mindedness on the part of the author makes itself felt refreshingly. --Atlantic Monthly

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ero. At fourteen she had fallen upon Scott and Bulwer and had devoured them voraciously during the long vacation, in shady corners of the deserted campus; and she was now fixing Dickens's characters ineffaceably in her mind by Cruikshank's drawings. She was well grounded in Latin and had a fair reading knowledge of French and German. It was true of Sylvia, then and later, that poetry did not greatly interest her, and this had been attributed to her undoubted genius for mathematics. She was old for her age, people said, and the Lane wondered what her grandfather meant to do with her.

The finding of Professor Kelton proves to be, as Sylvia had surmised, a simple matter. He is at work in a quiet alcove of the college library, a man just entering sixty, with white, close-trimmed hair and beard. The eyes he raises to his granddaughter are like hers, and there is a further resemblance in the dark skin. His face brightens and his eyes kindle as he clasps Sylvia's slender, supple hand.

"It must be a student--ar

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