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Tales from Two Hemispheres
ON the second day of June, 186, a young Norseman, Halfdan Bjerk by name, landed on the pier at Castle Garden. He passed through the straight and narrow gate where he was asked his name, birthplace, and how much money he had,at which he grew very much frightened. The Norseman ran his hand through his hair, smiled his timidly conciliatory smile, and tried his best to look brave; but his hand trembled and his heart thumped away at an alarmingly quickened tempo. Put him down for Nebraska! cried a stout red-cheeked individual (inwrapped in the mingled fumes of tobacco and whisky) whose function it was to open and shut the gate. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 299
Author: Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth
Release Date: Jul 1, 1995
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