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A Millionaire of Yesterday

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Author: E. Phillips Oppenheim (Anthony Partridge)
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,748 / 211 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,408
mnybks.net#: 5367
Genre: Pulp

Two men, one old, one young, go on an African expedition. They agree that, should one of them die, the other will get everything.

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have alluded to these matters," he continued, "merely in order to show you that the greater share of danger and discomfort in this expedition falls to my lot. Having reminded you of this, Trent, I refer to the concluding sentence of your last speech. The words indicated, as I understood them, some doubt of our ability to see this thing through."

He paused, peering over to where Trent was sitting with grim, immovable face, listening with little show of interest. He drew a long, deep breath and moved over nearer to the doorway. His manner was suddenly changed.

"Scarlett Trent," he cried, "Scarlett Trent, listen to me! You are young and I am old! To you this may be one adventure amongst many - it is my last. I've craved for such a chance as this ever since I set foot in this cursed land. It's come late enough, too late almost for me, but I'm going through with it while there's breath in my body. Swear to me now that you will not back out! Do you hear, Trent? Swear!"

Trent looked curiously a

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