The Main Chance

The Main Chance

Meredith Nicholson

Mystery / Fiction / Classics

"Well, sir, they say I'm crooked!" William Porter tipped back his swivel chair and placidly puffed a cigar as he watched the effect of this declaration on the young man who sat talking to him. "That's said of every successful man nowadays, isn't it?" asked John Saxton. The president of the Clarkson National Bank ignored the question and rolled his cigar from one side of his mouth to the other, as he waited for his words to make their full impression upon his visitor.
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The Little Brown Jug at Kildare

The Little Brown Jug at Kildare

Meredith Nicholson

Mystery / Fiction / Classics

This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared for printing through automated processes. Despite the cleaning process, occasional flaws may still be present that were part of the original work itself, or introduced during digitization. This book and hundreds of thousands of others can be found online in the HathiTrust Digital Library at www.hathitrust.org.
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Blacksheep! Blacksheep!

Blacksheep! Blacksheep!

Meredith Nicholson

Mystery / Fiction / Classics

Mrs. Howard Featherstone spent much time thinking up things for her brother Archibald Bennett to do, and as Archie was the ideal bachelor brother, always remembering the children\'s birthdays and turning up dutifully for Christmas dinners, he accepted her commissions in the most amiable spirit and his services were unfailingly satisfactory.
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