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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,585 / 258 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 862
Added to site: 2006.11.14
mnybks.net#: 15241
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Periodical
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interests would be greatly promoted by the success of the plan which he had formed, and which was confided to her alone.

He kept the most careful eye on every possible source of disturbance to this quietly maturing plan. He had no objection to have Gifted Hopkins about Myrtle as much as she would endure to have him. The youthful bard entertained her very innocently with his bursts of poetry, but she was in no danger from a young person so intimately associated with the yard-stick, the blunt scissors, and the brown-paper parcel. There was Cyprian too, about whom he did not feel any very particular solicitude. Myrtle had evidently found out that she was handsome and stylish and all that, and it was not very likely she would take up with such a bashful, humble, country youth as this. He could expect nothing beyond a possible rectorate in the remote distance, with one of those little shingle chapels to preach in, which, if it were set up on a stout pole, would pass for a good-sized martin-house. Cyprian m

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