A Certain Rich Man

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Macmillan, 1909 - American fiction - 434 pages
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III
15
IV
30
V
51
VI
59
VII
72
VIII
84
IX
95
XVIII
223
XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XIV
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XVII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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Page 19 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee; for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God; where thou diest I will die, and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.
Page 436 - Another chapter in his broad, epical delineation of the American spirit. ... It is an honest and fair story. ... It is very interesting; and the heroine is a type of woman as fresh, original, and captivating as any that has appeared in American novels for a long time
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Page 145 - And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers, Is always the first to be touched by the thorns.
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Page 87 - Star light, star bright, First star I seen tonight. I wish I may, I wish I might Have the wish I wish tonight.
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