The Lever

A Novel

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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,794 / 247 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 423
Added to site: 2005.12.27
mnybks.net#: 12352
Origin: gutenberg.org

Here is a story of big business, representative American families, and society that will find popular favor. It is free from ticker and tape talk.

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s sphere is outside the business world. Leave that to the men. Now tell me what has happened to-day."

Alice knew her father too well to persist further. "Eleanor and I met Allen Sanford while we were out driving this afternoon," she said.

"Did you?" he asked, with interest. "I knew he was in Washington and should have told you. His father wrote me about him last week, and I was planning to invite him here. How has he developed since we used to know him?"

"Splendidly," Alice answered. "He's a big strapping fellow with the same handsome, happy face. I should have known him anywhere. He wants to get started in business, and his father wants him to go into the diplomatic service."

"So Stephen wrote me." Gorham laughed quietly, turning to his wife, who had entered a moment before with Patricia. "The boy's father is the worst enemy he has. He has thoroughly spoiled him all his life, and now expects him to do great things. He scores him because he has no initiative, and the first time the

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