Beggars

Beggars

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"[...]hour. I at once accepted her offer, although I was very much afraid that Brum or another would pass, and I would be received with scorn on my return to the camp. When I had done this task the lady gave me a good breakfast, with twenty-five cents placed at the side of my plate. After I had sat down to this meal the lady left the room and shortly returned with a pair of boots. I thanked her for her kindness, and she again left the room, and again returned, this time with a pair of trousers, a shirt, and a pair of socks. These things she wrapped in a large journal, saying that my soul would not be any the worse for reading that journal-which had a religious tendency. After leaving her I made separate bundles of these things, so as to pretend at the camp that I had received them at different houses, which would considerably enhance my reputation as a beggar, by showing my dogged determination to succeed. When I reached the camp I[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.13mm | 263.08g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507544820
  • 9781507544822

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