The Cosmopolitan Volume 30

The Cosmopolitan Volume 30

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...of the peace, a man of affairs, and one of the most popular citizens of the county. It was Judge Barksdale who, exercising his neighborly impulses, took occasion to point out to the court of ordinary the necessity of appointing an administrator for the Moseley estate. "Now, that is what I call riding," exclaimed the Judge, as Philip Moseley sped past. "If the horse was to turn a somersault and light on his feet. you'd see that chap right where he is. Why, I believe that's the Moseley horse." Molly, his daughter, was sure of it. "Well, well! I hope it's Phil," said the old man. Now, when Ann Briscoe reached home from church that afternoon, it chanced that her father was asleep. When he awoke, the incident of the morning had passed from his mind, and it was not until he was ready to retire for the night that he remembered it. "You've heard the news, I reckon," he remarked to Ann. "No, I've heard none." "Well, they say Phil Moseley has come back." He did not look at Ann. "Who brought the news?" she inquired. "Why, old Bob. After you went to church, I heard a mighty shutfling and scrambling on the front porch, and there was old Bob in such a hurry and flurry that he scarcely had time to wait for what he came after." "And what did he want, pray?" "He said Elviry sent him for the account-books, and when I asked him what in the world she wanted with 'em, he The next morning bright and early, Ann Briscoe was up attending to the various duties and responsibilities which she had gradually taken upon herself. She felt unduly elated, as she supposed, and she tried, with some determination, to put the feeling aside. She had long ago...
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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823168
  • 9781236823168