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Harper's Round Table, October 8, 1895

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,608 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.5
LoC Categories: AP, PS
Downloads: 464
Added to site: 2010.07.15 28450
Genres: Periodical, Essays

The Coppertown "Star" Route.
The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution.
Sea Rangers.
A Ballad of the "Constitution"
The Pudding Stick
On Board the Ark.
Interscholastic Sport
The Camera Club

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"Well," said Fred, after a pause, "there were some other people that got fooled too--'Smooth Jim,' for instance."

"And we've got him," returned the superintendent, grimly. "We were looking for a job of this kind, and that is why the money was sent up Tuesday. The fire drove them out of the woods plump into the sheriff's arms."

"Tell me," said Fred to Jack, when they were alone, "how in the world did the Happy Thought ever jump that big log?"

"Big log! Why, Fred, you're dreaming. Wait a minute; I do remember going over a bean-pole just before you fainted."

"Oh," said Fred, shortly.

"I declare," grumbled Mr. Simmons the next day, as he looked at the express-book, "you boys are awful careless. You never got a receipt for them porous plasters."


Never a flower so debonair, And full of a gallant grace, As the golden-rod that on ledge or sod Seeks but a foothold's spare. Asking not for the garden's bed, Shelter or care at all, Standing with pride by t



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