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Low, Marston, 1919 - 295 pages
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Page 116 - I am not a technical man, will be happy to answer to the best of my ability, any questions you may have.
Page 17 - Murstock, with a quiet smile, "but, of course, one has to take life as it comes and make the best of it.
Page 28 - I should say it looks uncommonly bad in a young man who wants to make his way in the world — like myself, for instance. But come in, Uncle, and I'll tell you all about it.
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Page 57 - For a few moments the old man sat regarding his nephew in silence, with his head on one side, as though he were turning over some point that had just occurred to him. Murstock was about to speak when his uncle went on again. "Excuse my asking you, Henry...
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