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The Surgeon's Daughter

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Published: 1827
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,761 / 200 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,430
mnybks.net#: 6212
Genre: Romance
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le I had chosen an improper time to disturb Mr. Fairscribe, and when the discourse was ended, I rose to take my leave, somewhat hastily, I believe. "A cup of tea, Mr. Croftangry?" said the young lady. "You will wait and take part of a Presbyterian supper?" said Mr. Fairscribe.--"Nine o'clock--I make it a point of keeping my father's hours on Sunday at e'en. Perhaps Dr.----(naming an excellent clergyman) may look in."

I made my apology for declining his invitation; and I fancy my unexpected appearance, and hasty retreat, had rather surprised my friend, since, instead of accompanying me to the door, he conducted me into his own apartment.

"What is the matter," he said, "Mr. Croftangry? This is not a night for secular business, but if any thing sudden or extraordinary has happened"--

"Nothing in the world," said I, forcing myself upon confession, as the best way of clearing myself out of the scrape,--"only--only I sent you a little parcel, and as you are so regular in acknowledging letters a

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