Queed : a Novel, with a Frontispiece

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Houghton Mifflin, 1911 - American fiction - 430 pages
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Tim Queed - William S. Harrison's fictional young man vying to search for his secret identity - is one character all men can trust, and the man behind his human and journalistic trouble shooting abilities.
No other man of classic literary fiction can match the trouble shooting prowess of Queed.



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Page 177 - O may thy soldiers, faithful, true, and bold, Fight as the saints who nobly fought of old, And win, with them, the victor's crown of gold.
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