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A Deal with The Devil

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Author: Eden Phillpotts
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,453 / 209 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.2
Downloads: 1,789
Added to site: 2014.10.31
mnybks.net#: 31797
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

itterly and sobbed out:

"Such a dreadful thing--such a dreadful thing. Grandpapa's growing younger every minute; and he's gone and sold himself to the Devil!"


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.. `COLD COMFORT`:

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CHAPTER III.

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*COLD COMFORT.*

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Mr. Murdoch came round and saw my poor grandpapa at once. He was a pompous, kind-hearted man, but proved of little service to us, being unpractical, and unable apparently to grasp the horrid facts. Grandpapa felt better, and rather more hopeful when we returned to him; but I fear that alcohol alone was responsible for his improved spirits. I usually kept the brandy locked up, because the dear old man never would understand that it should only be taken as medicine; but I forgot to remove it before going for the Vicar, and grandpapa had helped himself.

"Here's a rum go!"

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