Adventures Of A Nice Young Man; A Novel

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byFrederick Bausman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...as you perceived at Columbus." "I beg your pardon, sir. I thought I remembered a name like Joggs-Bones or the like," he replied, making sport of my assumed name. "No matter for that, Conners, I " "If you'll excuse me, sir, my name's not Conners," he replied, leaving me half insolently, with some new purpose in his skull. For the present I gave him up, nor will the reader fail to observe the singularity of our memories, each of us being unable to recall his own name whenever the other could remember his. At first I was disposed to get off at Albany myself, but this, I felt, would do no good, as these people could be sufficiently watched by other eyes in my interest. Besides, I felt I ought to pass a half a day at my old home, while on my way. CHAPTER XLIII MY OLD HOME T T was Sunday morning when, after the absence of-nearly a year, I visited the scenes of my boyhood. Little had I fancied that in so short a time everything should appear changed where nothing had been altered. It is a peculiarity of memory to magnify the distance between objects, though no lapse of years can efface their details. The garden now seemed small which in recollection had grown large, while all the village houses which I remembered as having some space between them and the street now fronted closely on the highway. Thus the little town lost dignity in my eyes, unconscious, as I was, that the greatest change was in myself. Soon there broke the morning stillness the simple peal of the church bell, and, before visiting my old preceptor, I stole into a back seat, where the near-sighted old fellow could not see me, and where I might listen unobserved to his drowsy discourse. It moved me to hear those kindly tones again. I joined with feeling in the responses, which...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...as you perceived at Columbus." "I beg your pardon, sir. I thought I remembered a name like Joggs-Bones or the l...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217676367

ISBN - 13:9780217676366

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