Bram of the Five Corner

Bram of the Five Corner

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ..." " Yes," said Bram simply; " I felt I had to see you." He could not know how he thrilled the famous scientist. So often men and women had shaken him admiringly by the hand after an address into which he had put apostolic zeal and had straightway forgotten what he had said, that this timid young student, irresistibly drawn to him by the power of his new social gospel, was like a breath of clear mountain air to his soul. "It is what you said about the girl who mentally never grows up," explained Bram more easily; " you seemed to know so much about her. And I have to know. I've got to be sure. I cannot bear the thought of making the irreparable mistake that you spoke of in your lecture. It would mean that all the hopes and ambitions I have dreamed of since I was a mere boy would be vain and useless." Bram spoke with passionate earnestness, and Dr. Victor was stirred. He saw immediately that this was no ordinary case of a student coming to him for advice in a trifling matter. " Let us talk it over leisurely, Mr. Meesterling," he said. And curiously, in spite of his agitation, Bram noticed that Dr. Victor also pronounced his name as the office girl had pronounced it. " My lecture was your first introduction to this subject? " " No, not exactly. You see, I came to your lecture believing you must be all wrong. I came determined merely to get the point of view of the other side." He briefly explained what it was that was troubling him. Dr. Victor comprehended so quickly and he was so ready with understanding and sympathy that Bram's task was much easier than he had anticipated. " But there is something I haven't told you," Bram...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236891511
  • 9781236891518