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The Four White Days

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Author: Fred M. White
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,500 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 827
Added to site: 2007.04.26
mnybks.net#: 16690
Genres: Non-fiction, Nature

A Tale of London In the Grip of an Arctic Winter--Showing the Danger Any Winter Might Bring From Famine, Cold, and Fire.

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to make up the fire, sir---"

But Fisher was already asleep ranged up close alongside the fender.


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The uneasy impression made by the Chat special was soon confirmed next morning. No coal was available at the wharves under three shillings per hundredweight. Some of the poorer classes bought at the price, but the majority turned away, muttering of vengeance, and deeply disappointed.

Whatever way they went the same story assailed them. The stereotyped reply was given at King's Cross, Euston, St. Pancras and in the Caledonian Road. The situation had suddenly grown dangerous and critical. The sullen, grotesque stream flowed back westward with a headway towards Trafalgar Square. A good many sheepskins were worn, for Gough's idea had become popular.

In some mysterious way it got abroad that John Hampden was going to address a mass meeting. By half past two Trafalgar Square and the approaches thereto were packed.

It was a little later that Hampden appeared. There was v

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