Mattie; -a Stray, By The Author Of 'high Church': -a stray, by the author of 'High Church'. (1864)

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byFrederick William Robinson

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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. 1864 Excerpt: ...M "I'm strong enough, sir--but the meeting has upset me just a little. Geoffry," turning back to address his brother, "we won't say anything more about that old affair--I think you meant well, after all." "I hope I did. Good day." "Good day, brother." Maurice closed the door behind his uncle. "He's getting quite the old man," said Mr. Hinchford to his nephew; "he had an iron nerve once. He seems very feeble to me--does he enjoy good health V "Oh! first rate health--he's a strong man for his age, Mr. Hinchford. Don't you think so?" "Perhaps he is. You can't expect him like myself, eight years younger than he." "Well, no," said the nephew, drily. "He ought not to worry himself about business at his age--why, I have given it up myself," he added. "Oh! indeed!" Business had given him up; but the old man did not think of it that moment. He was anxious to show the Hinchfords in the best light possible, lest Sid should be looked down upon too much when he came to his new berth. "And your father must feel the cares of business a little V "Not a bit," said Maurice; "he wouldn't be happy out of the bank! He's strong and well, thank God, and one of the best-hearted men and fathers in the world. Too good a father, by half, for that matter!" "How's that?" "Oh! it's difficult to explain," was the answer of the nephew, whose cheeks flushed a little at the question; "you'll excuse me now, uncle. Through here and straight across the office--good day." He shook hands with Mr. Hinchford, and left him at the door of the inner office which the old gentleman had passed through half an hour since, less hopeful of good fort...

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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. 1864 Excerpt: ...M "I'm strong enough, sir--but the meeting has upset me just a little. Geoffry," turning back to address his brother, "we won't ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:May 20, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217966306

ISBN - 13:9780217966306

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