A Colonial Free-lance

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D. Appleton, 1897 - United States - 312 pages
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Page 106 - ... night; and so I got him into the room down-stairs, where mother was a sittin' over the fire gettin' my bit o' supper ready for me. "I put the strange chap in a chair agen the fire, and then for the first time I had a good look at him. I never see anybody in such a state before. He was all over green damp and muck, and his hands was scratched and cut to pieces. I got his clothes off him how I could, for he was like a child in my hands, and sat starin' at the fire as helpless as any baby; only...
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