Cordwood

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Author: Bill Nye (Edgar Wilson Nye)
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,899 / 99 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 594
Added to site: 2010.08.10
mnybks.net#: 28681
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Humor, Essays
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men and learned their ways. It was at this time that he learned the pernicious habit of using tobacco. We can not wonder at it when we remember that he was now fatherless. He was at the mercy of the coarse, rough world. Possibly he learned to use tobacco when he went away to attend business college after the death of his father. Be that as it may, the noxious weed certainly hastened his death, for 600 years after this we find him a corpse!

Death is ever a surprise, even at the end of a long illness and after a ripe old age. To those who are near it seems abrupt; so to his grand-children some of whom survived him, his children having died of old age, the death of Methuselah came like a thunderbolt from a clear sky.

Methuselah succeeded in cording up more of a record such as it was, than any other man of whom history informs us. Time, the tomb-builder and amateur mower, came and leaned over the front fence and looked at Methuselah, and ran his thumb over the jagged edge of his scythe, and went awa

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