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My Brave and Gallant Gentleman

A Romance of British Columbia

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Author: Robert Watson
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,600 / 220 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 95
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 856
Added to site: 2010.03.22
mnybks.net#: 27090
Origin: gutenberg.org
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low; he heaves a sigh; He longs for single days, gone by. He's doomed to die a martyr."

The peculiar fellow stopped, opened a red-coloured handkerchief, took out a hunk of bread and set it down by his side with slow deliberation. It was quite two minutes ere he started off again.

"Now, friends, beware, take my advice; When eating sugar, think of spice; Before you marry, ponder twice: Remember Ned the carter."

From the words, it seemed to me that he had finished the song, but, judging from the tune, it was never-ending.

"A fine song, my good fellow," I remarked from behind.

The rascal did not turn round.

"Oh!--it's no' so bad. It's got the endurin' quality o' carrying a moral," he answered.

"You seem to be clear in the conscience yourself," said I.

"It'll be clearer when I get outside o' this rabbit," he returned, still not deigning to look at me.

"But you did not seem to be startled when I spoke to you," I remarked in surprise.

"What way sh

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2010.04.27
WARDA(ROSE)
****.

A very sweet story which causes you to jump into a pleasant mood after reading it,highlighting the contentment of knowing that when one knows that he is right and honest,other things dont matter.Should be read!


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