A Few Short Sketches

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Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,094 / 30 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 223
Added to site: 2005.12.30
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n, too, who consult its pages reverently, frequently, and oftentimes, I must add, with most disastrous results. It is, as is well known, a valuable but dangerous manual.

Therefore the name of George Addison is a household word, although he is mentioned as the editor of "Poets and Poetry of the South," and never as the author of "The Perfected Letter Writer"--a book which is seldom discussed. But nothing, until now, has been known of his "New Cure for Heart-break." If he had lived a few years longer, and could have found time from the more heavy duties of his busy life, he doubtless would have turned to some use the practical workings of his wonderful cure. But Death, with that old fondness for a shining mark, has seen fit to remove him from this, the scene of his earthly labors (See rural sheet obituary notice).

In the early career of George Addison, when he was obscure and desperately poor, he met her--that inevitable she--Florence Barlowe.

She had three irresistible charms. She was very young; she

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