Excerpt from The Lost Jewel of the Mortimers
When Julian Mortimer received the invita tion to visit his grandfather at Pine Bluff, near the sea, it was, indeed, an event in his life; though he by no means understood its import. He supposed, in his careless boy fashion, that the old gentleman had suddenly grown w ary of solitude and had bethought himself city relatives, who seldom got a whiff of att'aif or a glimpse of the country. His mother, who was better informed, looked so. Acwhat pale and anxious, standing thought fully at the window commanding the street, on the morning fixed for the departure. She heard Julian announcing the good tidings to sundry of his boy friends who had not already heard them.
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