From the Unsounded Sea: A Romance

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D. Appleton, 1901 - 309 pages
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Page 315 - Cloth, $1.00; paper, 50 cents. "Taken altogether, 'The Sun of Saratoga* is the best historical novel of American origin that has been written for years, if not, indeed, in a fresh, simple, unpretending, unlabored, manly way, that we have ever read.
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Page 293 - that I ?" "Yes," he said, almost fiercely. "You. You." I answered never a word. My imagination was dancing wildly, my innate scepticism was useless to modify its transports. There was not a particle of gratitude in my mind, I did not know what to say nor how to say it. " But why me in particular?" I said at last. He had chanced to hear of me from Professor Haslar, he said, as a typically sound and sane young man, and he wished, as far as possible, to leave his money where health and integrity were...
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