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Left Behind or, Ten Days a Newsboy   By: (1848-1912)

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LEFT BEHIND

OR

TEN DAYS A NEWSBOY

By JAMES OTIS

AUTHOR OF "TOBY TYLER" "MR. STUBBS'S BROTHER" "RAISING THE 'PEARL'" ETC.

ILLUSTRATED

NEW YORK HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE

[Illustration: LEFT BEHIND OR TEN DAYS A NEWSBOY]

[Illustration: SHE FED HIM PATIENTLY. [ p. 120. ]

HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE SERIES.

=Illustrated. Square 16mo, Cloth, $1 00 per volume.=

CAPTAIN POLLY. By SOPHIE SWETT. UNCLE PETER'S TRUST; or, Following the Drums. By GEORGE B. PERRY. DORYMATES. A Tale of the Fishing Banks. By KIRK MUNROE. CHRYSTAL, JACK, & CO., AND DELTA BIXBY. Two stories. By KIRK MUNROE. DERRICK STERLING. By KIRK MUNROE. THE FLAMINGO FEATHER. By KIRK MUNROE. WAKULLA: A Story of Adventure in Florida. By KIRK MUNROE. STRANGE STORIES FROM HISTORY. By GEORGE CARY EGGLESTON. THE ICE QUEEN. By ERNEST INGERSOLL. PRINCE LAZYBONES, AND OTHER STORIES. By MRS. W. J. HAYS. WHO WAS PAUL GRAYSON? By JOHN HABBERTON, Author of "Helen's Babies." TWO ARROWS. A Story of Red and White. By W. O. STODDARD. THE TALKING LEAVES. An Indian Story. By W. O. STODDARD. INTO UNKNOWN SEAS; or, The Cruise of Two Sailor Boys. By DAVID KER. THE LOST CITY; or, The Boy Explorers in Central Asia. By DAVID KER. THE FOUR MACNICOLS. By WILLIAM BLACK. THE HOUSEHOLD OF GLEN HOLLY. By LUCY C. LILLIE. JO'S OPPORTUNITY. By LUCY C. LILLIE. ROLF HOUSE. By LUCY C. LILLIE. MUSIC AND MUSICIANS. By LUCY C. LILLIE. NAN. By LUCY C. LILLIE. MILDRED'S BARGAIN, AND OTHER STORIES. By LUCY C. LILLIE. THE COLONEL'S MONEY. By LUCY C. LILLIE. SILENT PETE; or, The Stowaways. By JAMES OTIS. RAISING THE "PEARL." By JAMES OTIS. LEFT BEHIND; or, Ten Days a Newsboy. By JAMES OTIS. TIM AND TIP; or, The Adventures of a Boy and a Dog. By JAMES OTIS. MR. STUBBS'S BROTHER. A Sequel to "Toby Tyler." By JAMES OTIS. TOBY TYLER; or, Ten Weeks with a Circus. By JAMES OTIS. A NEW ROBINSON CRUSOE. By W. L. ALDEN. THE MORAL PIRATES. By W. L. ALDEN. THE CRUISE OF THE "GHOST." By W. L. ALDEN. THE CRUISE OF THE CANOE CLUB. By W. L. ALDEN. THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY BROWN. Edited by W. L. ALDEN.

PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK.

> Any of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the United States, Canada, or Mexico, on receipt of the price.

Copyright 1884, by HARPER & BROTHERS.

CONTENTS.

CHAP. PAGE

I. PAUL'S INTRODUCTION TO NEW YORK 9

II. STARTING IN BUSINESS 22

III. MAKING ACQUAINTANCES 34

IV. A GREAT ENTERPRISE 48

V. MESSRS. TREAT, JONES, WESTON, AND DOWD 60

VI. THE THEATRICAL ENTERPRISE 73

VII. ARTISTS AND PRINTERS 86

VIII. AN AUTHOR'S TRIALS 99

IX. THE MOMENTOUS OCCASION 111

X. THE FIRST ACT 121

XI. THE EVENING'S ENTERTAINMENT 133

XII. A GENEROUS ACT 146

XIII. A JOYFUL MEETING 159

XIV. A DAY'S PLEASURING 172

XV. THE GREAT SURPRISE 185

XVI. IN CONCLUSION 197

ILLUSTRATIONS.

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SHE FED HIM PATIENTLY. Frontispiece.

HE SHOWED THEM IN PROOF OF THE TRUTHFULNESS OF HIS STORY. 11

"IF YOU PICK ANY ROW WITH HIM, YOU PICK IT WITH ME AND JOHNNY." 31

PAUL LOOKED ON AT THESE PREPARATIONS WITH THE MOST PROFOUND SURPRISE... Continue reading book >>




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