Adventures Of A Nice Young Man; A Novel

Paperback | January 19, 2012

byFrederick Bausman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER LXVIII WHICH IS VERY SHORT AITHEN I reported to Olcott my early discharge, he agreed with me it was no great loss, adding that it were just as well should I take no other occupation for the present than that of looking to my own lawsuit. This condition, however, I was unwilling to fall into, as I was so much in need of money that I should have had to become in a degree dependent upon him until the event of the case, which might be against me; so, notwithstanding he was in ample funds at this period, I preferred to earn salary at once. Moreover, we had at work several detectives, for whose mysterious expenses the only resource was 01cott's pocket, this item already bearing heavily enough, considering that all we appeared to get in return were wise suspicions and knowing looks. Their progress, in fact, seemed so slow that we even felt obliged to hire another set of detectives to spy upon these. As for my lawyers, they were engaged upon a contingent fee of one-fourth of my recovery, a plan that suited my purse exceedingly well, besides furnishing them apparently an inducement to exertion. From Betty I had now several long communications, which I hastened to acknowledge in no doubtful length or warmth, for love, like friendship, is doubly sweet in adversity. Our letters passed through Mrs. Egerton. I would assure Betty that nothing would overcome my energy in asserting my rights, and Betty would reply that there was nothing on earth that could. Then she would report the varying stages of her parents' humour toward me, as, without admitting a betrothal, she advised them with gentle firmness she would neither love, nor wed, another than me. Flowers from the Riviera would come pressed in the envelopes, lending their expiring odours to her photographs. Th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER LXVIII WHICH IS VERY SHORT AITHEN I reported to Olcott my early discharge, he agreed with me it was no great loss, add...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217676383

ISBN - 13:9780217676380

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