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The Heart Chord


The Heart Chord

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    Joe Mitchell Chapple
Subtitle: A Story That Just Grew, Unfolding Widely-Varied Phases of American Life as Viewed in Editorial Work on a Country Weekly, Daily Newspaper and Magazine General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1916 Original Publisher: The Chapple Publishing Company, Ltd. Description: Sepia frontispiece and black and white plates facing p. 29, 44, 77, 108, 125, 156, 189, 204, 237, 252, 261 and 276, some signed by A. Hutchins. Subjects: American fiction Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER IX ELBERT often recalled the proud hour when he was admitted to the bar. A lawyer recalls that event more often in his professional talk than his wedding day. Fate decreed that Elbert should have an office in the very building which he had helped to build in carrying bricks for Bart Waldie. He had dreamed of locating right there. It was one of those office buildings which house a greater number of people than inhabited the whole of Poplarville. His library at first consisted chiefly of government reports, blue books, and other flotsam and jetsam of dead literature so generously distributed by the government. As volume by volume was added to his law library, he studied them exhaustively and kept well posted on recent court decisions. His speeches at political conventions and caucuses throughout the city attracted attention in the newspapers, and he had become an invaluable and loyal lieutenant to Bart. He joined secretand civic societies enthusiastically, and was voted a companionable fellow, but his social and political successes naturally excited more or less enmity among his young associates. It was at this time he found himself in a position to enjoy his first visit with his mother at the old hom...  
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  • Joe Mitchell Chapple
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