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The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 08 - Negligible Tales, On With the Dance, Epigrams
My name is John Brenwalter. My father, a drunkard, had a patent for an invention, for making coffee-berries out of clay; but he was an honest man and would not himself engage in the manufacture. He was, therefore, only moderately wealthy, his royalties from his really valuable invention bringing him hardly enough to pay his expenses of litigation with rogues guilty of infringement. So I lacked many advantages enjoyed by the children of unscrupulous and dishonorable parents, and had it not been for a noble and devoted mother, who neglected all my brothers and sisters and personally supervised my education, should have grown up in ignorance and been compelled to teach school. To be the favorite child of a good woman is better than gold. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 15599
Author: Bierce, Ambrose
Release Date: Apr 11, 2005
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