Hargo; Or, the Age of Fire

Hargo; Or, the Age of Fire

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...of Arnold as pastor again, and it was not long before the church began to assume proper form and take on new life. Hargo was put in the academy, as he had made good use of his spare moments, and was soon well prepared for ' college; Everybody looked upon him as a lad of very bright promise and men of intellectual standing did not seem to regard it a small matter to engage in conversation with him on vital questions. In college he made rapid advancement, as well as many friends. CHAPTER XXV. ANORA. It was "missionary evening" at the annual conference and a programme had been carefully prepared and announced. Among the numbers was a solo by Miss Anora Cormick, a very pretty girl of about 17 years. She made 1l fine appearance on the rostrum, with the exception of a little embarrassment at first, betraying the fact that this was not a common exercise for her. Her build was moderately stout, medium height, her complexion fresh and fair, her eyes a lovely blue and her rich brown hair was so dressed as to display some beautiful natural curls. She sang a clear, sweet soprano that proved to be the charm of the hour, and so completely captured the large audience that at the close of the programme a request was sent up for another song from her. From that fatal hour poor Hargo Strong was a lover, and somehow the girl also had sung most of that last song to him. Looking into his electrified countenance, she found most of her inspiration and wondered if he had not sent up the request for the second song. Hargo made some inquiry about the singer, _but no one could give him much information; indeed, he felt a little timid about pushing his inquiries. But soon he was away to college again. a pleasant vacation having been spent; but it was not...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236862406
  • 9781236862402