Robert Shenstone; A Novel

Paperback | May 22, 2012

byWilliam James Dawson

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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. 1918 Excerpt: ...in London? The greatest city in the world, young man. I've often wished I had sought my fortune there when I was a young man." "You often go to London, I suppose, sir?" "Quite often. Business affairs. And my daughter is residing there, you know." "Does she often come to Barton, sir?" '"Very infrequently. It is some months since she was here. She prefers London, and it is not improbable that some day I shall make my home there, too. Mrs. Overberg does not like Barton." I was somewhat at a loss to understand why he should give me this information, but I felt sure he had some motive. The motive soon declared itself. "And what did you say was the name of the gentleman to whom you will act as secretary?" he asked. "Mr. John Heron," I replied. "And he lives?" "At 13 Callipash Street, Westminster." "A most interesting locality. I will make a note of the number. Some day I may have the pleasure of calling on you." I could not see why he should wish to do anything of the kind and I had a sudden comic picture of William searching the stately form of Mr. Overberg. "Do you know Mr. Heron, then?" I ventured. "Heron--let me see--yes, I knew the name a great many years ago, but I can't think where. And so he's rich--a great responsibility to be rich, young man. Possibly he may need some help in his investments. If you should care to mention my name to him" "I know nothing of Mr. Heron's affairs," I said stiffly. "A most commendable attitude. I appreciate your reticence. But as secretary you will, you know. However, I did not mean to talk business. I merely wanted to wish you Godspeed in your new life." He waved his hands in quite a pontifi...

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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. 1918 Excerpt: ...in London? The greatest city in the world, young man. I've often wished I had sought my fortune there when I was a young man." "...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021779176X

ISBN - 13:9780217791762

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