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Frank Merriwell's Son

A Chip Off the Old Block

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Author: Burt L. Standish (Gilbert Patten)
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,002 / 202 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 582
Added to site: 2008.05.04 20758

e, unyielding. I pointed out that my service was not worth what he offered. I showed him that he could get experienced and expert men to do the work for an infinitesimal part of what he proposed to give me. He asserted that he was not giving me this merely for my labor, but on account of past favors and things I had done for him which could not be paid for in money. Even though I did not permit him to force me into consenting to take this share of his mine, I finally remained and did my best. I arrived in Bloomfield three days ago. The day I reached here he placed a paper in my hands. That paper makes me one-third owner of the San Pablo. I'm rich, Elsie. The future is assured for me and for you. That very day I went to the town clerk and had another paper made out. Here it is."

He took a document from his pocket, opened it, and placed it in her hands.

"Why--why, what----" faltered Elsie.

"It's a marriage license," said Bart. "I've made all arrangements, and to-morrow, God willing, you and



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