Lady Baltimore

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Author: Owen Wister
Language: English
Wordcount: 94,075 / 269 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 932
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Origin: gutenberg.org

In a southern city called Kings Port, where conservativism and old-fashioned customs have remained from before the Civil War, a young man from the north sojourns within its sacred limits -- and into the inner circles of socity.

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--that apple which Eve, in the form of my Aunt, held out to me. Never had I expected to feel rise in me the appetite for this particular fruit, though I had known such hunger to exist in some of my neighbors. Once a worthy dame of my town, at whose dinner-table young men and maidens of fashion sit constantly, asked me with much sentiment if I was aware that she was descended from Boadicea. Why had she never (I asked her) revealed this to me before? And upon her informing me that she had learned it only that very day, I exclaimed that it was a great distance to have descended so suddenly. To this, after a look at me, she assented, adding that she had the good news from the office of The American Almanach de Gotha, Union Square, New York; and she recommended that publication to me. There was but a slight fee to pay, a matter of fifty dollars or upwards, and for this trifling sum you were furnished with your rightful coat-of-arms and with papers clearly tracing your family to the Druids, the Vestal Vir- gins, an

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