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The Young Musician; Or, Fighting His Way
He will have a comfortable home now, Mrs. Pope. Probably you are not aware that it cost the town two thousand dollars last year to maintain the almshouse. I can show you the item in the town report. Ahem! Well, yes, I believe I have no inconsiderable influence in town affairs, he responded. I am on the board of selectmen, and am chairman of the overseers of the poor, and in that capacity I shall convey Philip Gray to the comfortable and well-ordered institution which the town has set apart for the relief of paupers. You mean well, Almira, but you let your feelings run away with you. You may depend upon it, it is the best thing for the boy. But I must write a letter in time for the mail. Squire Pope rose from the breakfast-table and walked out of the room with his usual air of importance. Not even in the privacy of the domestic circle did he forget his social and official importance. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 5673
Author: Alger, Horatio
Release Date: May 1, 2004
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