Published On
2016
Language
English
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PREFACE CHAPTER I A REVELATION CHAPTER II MRS. FOWLER'S STORY CHAPTER III LEFT ALONE CHAPTER IV THE TOWN AUTOCRAT CHAPTER V A LITTLE MISUNDERSTANDING CHAPTER VI FRANK GETS A PLACE CHAPTER VII THE CASH BOY HAS AN ADVENTURE CHAPTER VIII AN UNEXPECTED ENGAGEMENT CHAPTER IX THE HOUSEKEEPER'S NEPHEW CHA ...more

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But three days passed, and Mrs. Fowler’s nervous prostration continued. She had attacks previously from which she rallied sooner, and her present weakness induced serious misgivings as to whether she would ever recover. Frank thought that her eyes followed him with more than ordinary anxiety, and after convincing himself that this was the case, he drew near his mother’s bedside, and inquired:
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The next day, about eleven o’clock in the forenoon, he was surprised at seeing Mrs. Bradley enter the store and thread her way to that part of the counter where her nephew was stationed. She darted one quick look at him, but gave him no sign of recognition. His heart sank within him, for he had a presentiment that her visit boded fresh evil for him.
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