Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 9

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 157,609 / 456 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 676
Added to site: 2010.11.07
mnybks.net#: 29477
Origin: gutenberg.org
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sured me with a look, and conducted me into the garret. I caused fresh water to be brought, and made him exactly describe to me where I should find Mr. Thomas John.

"Before the north gate; the first country-house on the right hand; a large new house of red and white marble, with many columns."

"Good." It was still early in the day. I opened at once my bundle; took thence my new black-cloth coat; clad myself cleanly in my best apparel; put my letter of introduction into my pocket, and set out on the way to the man who was to promote my modest expectations.

When I had ascended the long North Street, and reached the gate, I soon saw the pillars glimmer through the foliage. "Here it is, then," thought I. I wiped the dust from my feet with my pocket-handkerchief, put my neckcloth in order, and in God's name rang the bell. The door flew open. In the hall I had an examination to undergo; the porter however permitted me to be announced, and I had the honor to be called into the park, where Mr. Jo

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