The husband's story: A NOVEL . By: David Graham Phillips

The husband's story: A NOVEL . By: David Graham Phillips

by David Graham Phillips


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SEVERAL years ago circumstances thrust me into a position in which it became possible for the friend who figures in these pages as Godfrey Loring to do me a favor. He, being both wise and kindly, never misses a good chance to put another under obligations. He did me the favor. I gratefully, if reluctantly, acquiesced. Now, after many days, he collects. When you shall have read what follows, you may utterly reject my extenu ating plea that any and every point of view upon life is worthy of attention, even though it serve only to confirm us in our previous ideas and beliefs. You may say that I should have repudiated my debt, should have refused to edit and publish the manuscript he confided to me. You may say that the general racial obligation to mankind-and to womankind-takes precedence over a private and personal obligation. Unfortunately I happen to be not of the philanthropic temperament. My sense of the personal is strong; nry sense of the general weak-that is to say, weak in comparison. If " Loring " had been within reach, I think I should have gone to him and pleaded for release. But as luck will have it, he is off yachting, to peep about in the remote

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ISBN-13: 9781548400446
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/27/2017
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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