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Page xi - I have igainst the good there is in any other ism ; but my experience with these people, which has been large, has invariably been against their honesty or social purity.
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Page 254 - Well, then," she continued wheedlingly, " will you do me a favor ?
Page 136 - Certain," he answered promptly ; then, after a little pause, as if doubtful of the propriety of what he was about to say, but finally resolving to earn his money, if possible, " and she shall go there once more in the next week.
Page 116 - ... who knew a good thing when they saw it, and who were both able and willing to carry their bank accounts into their aged knight errantry.