This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...existence in the village. In his office, or shop, or sanctum, whichever it might be called (it was all three), Paul spent most of his time; and to amuse himself, and because he was fond of the work, --having once owned and edited an amateur paper, --he soon took to helping his friend, both in writing and in printing, ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...existence in the village. In his office, or shop, or sanctum, whichever it might be called (it was all three), Paul spent most of his time; and to amuse himself, and because he was fond of the work, --having once owned and edited an amateur paper, --he soon took to helping his friend, both in writing and in printing, for this unfortunate editor was proof-reader and printer as well. Things were in this state when Mr. Minton was suddenly taken very ill and died, of nothing more nor less than a broken heart, for he had been greatly misled and disappointed in moving to the place. When his body was laid in the desolate graveyard, there arose before the bereaved family the grim question of how they were to live after the small sum of money now in hand should be exhausted. Many and serious talks the mother had with her son, Paul, on whom she naturally leaned in this distress. Hope, too, was filled with eager desire to do something to help. Oh, if she had only been more attentive to her books at school, she thought, she might now be able to teach, and if she could write--but with that thought came a pang of grief, though, because it was the dearest wish of her heart, it would always come up. A CHANCE FOR PAUL 127 "All the chances come to Paul," was her bitter thought, one day, when he told his mother that his friend the editor was obliged to go to a warmer climate, on account of his health, and offered to sell the paper to him at so low a price that he could really make a little money out of it if he kept it running till the end of the year. "But you can't run it," said his mother. "I think I can," said Paul. "I have learned about the mechanical work, that I did n't know before, and by the help of the scissors I shall have little wr...
Ethel N. Farnsworth. Good in None jacket. 251 pages. Dark green hardcover with gilt lettering on front and spine, and paste-on front cover illustration (color). Decorated end pages. Color illustrations by Ethel N. Farnsworth. Back cover worn. Some foxing and discoloration of several pages. Tissue guard. "Starksboro Library" stamp on front end-page and on paper edges. Record # 604044.
Farnsworth, Ethel N. Good. No Jacket. Text is well bound. Has a little staining around the page edges typical of age. Cover has some bumping and wear around the edges. Overall in good condition, though well loved.
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