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Harper's Round Table, October 29, 1895

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,695 / 86 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.1
LoC Categories: AP, PS
Downloads: 423
Added to site: 2010.07.16 28465

English Eliza.
Her First Sea View.
How To Find and Mount Signets.
Sea Rangers.
The Bombardment of the Golden Gate.
Shark-Catching in Mid-Ocean.
Interscholastic Sport
The Pudding Stick
The Camera Club

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The Revolution came. A new flag leaped into the air. Obed had heard the cannon of Bunker Hill, and seen from afar the smoke of the battle as it arose on the afternoon of that fateful day.

There was a call for minute-men. A horseman came riding into Medfield, blowing a horn, and calling upon the farmers to volunteer.

Obed started up at the sound. He knew what was wanted.

He called Eliza out under the great elms.

"English Eliza, I am going. I shall never come back. You will never see me again. I shall never come back. Some one must die in this cause, and who better than I? Coward you think me, but you do not know me. I am not afraid to die. We were thrown upon the world together, and I have thought well of you. Don't you remember how we used to go sassafrasing with each other?"

"Yes, Obed."

"And looking for Indian-pipe when we were not looking for anything?"


"And picking blue gentians in the old cranberry meadows?"




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