An Exquisite Fool: A Novel

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Harper & Brothers, 1892 - 227 pages
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Page 75 - ... are meant for something better," I said, "than to skulk about here like a burglar. How would you like to go to America and do some honest work?" I had an absurd momentary vision of helping him on his way, and giving him a letter of introduction to my brotherin-law, who was in the hardware business. He took off his hat and passed his hand through his hair. "You think, then, I am meant for something good?" "If you will! If you'll give up your idle idea of 'revenge' and trust to time to right your...
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