An Unexpected Result, and Other Stories (Classic Reprint)

An Unexpected Result, and Other Stories (Classic Reprint)

by Edward Payson Roe
     
 

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"Oh, have done with your trite nonsense," interrupted Will Munson impatiently. "I'd consult you on a point of law in preference to most of the graybeards, but I was a fool to speak of this affair. And yet as my most intimate friend -"

"Come, Will, I'm not unfeeling, and John Ackland rose and put his hand on his

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Excerpt from An Unexpected Result, and Other Stories

"Oh, have done with your trite nonsense," interrupted Will Munson impatiently. "I'd consult you on a point of law in preference to most of the graybeards, but I was a fool to speak of this affair. And yet as my most intimate friend -"

"Come, Will, I'm not unfeeling, and John Ackland rose and put his hand on his friend's shoulder. "I admit that the subject is remote from my line of thought and wholly beyond my experience. If the affair is so serious I shall take it to heart."

"Serious! Is it a slight thing to be crippled for life?"

"Oh, come now," said Ackland, giving his friend a hearty and encouraging thump, "you are sound in mind and limb; what matters a scratch on the heart to a man not twenty-five?"

"Very well; I'll say no more about it. When I need a lawyer I'll come to you. Good-by; I sail for Brazil in the morning."

"Will, sit down and look me in the eyes," said Ackland decisively. "Will, forgive me. You are in trouble.

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ISBN-13:
9781331150770
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/11/2015
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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