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Herbert Carter's Legacy

By Alger, Horatio

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Title: Herbert Carter's Legacy  
Author: Alger, Horatio
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Alger, H. (n.d.). Herbert Carter's Legacy. Retrieved from http://www.ipod-library.net/


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Excerpt: BIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY. Horatio Alger, Jr., an author who lived among and for boys and himself remained a boy in heart and association till death, was born at Revere, Mass., January 13, 1834. He was the son of a clergyman; was graduated at Harvard College in 1852, and at its Divinity School in 1860; and was pastor of the Unitarian Church at Brewster, Mass., in 1862?66. In the latter year he settled in New York and began drawing public attention to the condition and needs of street boys. He mingled with them, gained their confidence, showed a personal concern in their affairs, and stimulated them to honest and useful living. With his first story he won the hearts of all red?blooded boys everywhere, and of the seventy or more that followed over a million copies were sold during the author?s lifetime.

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Table of Contents: Herbert Carter's Legacy, 1 -- Horatio Alger, 1 -- BIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY, 2 -- Chapter I. MRS. CARTER RECEIVES A LETTER, 2 -- Chapter II. WHAT THE LETTER CONTAINED, 5 -- Chapter III. HERBERT MEETS A RELATIVE, 8 -- Chapter IV. READING THE WILL, 12 -- Chapter V. WHAT CAME AFTERWARD, 14 -- Chapter VI. THE LAWYER'S HOME, 17 -- Chapter VII. A WELCOME DISCOVERY, 21 -- Chapter VIII. HERBERT'S RETURN, 25 -- Chapter IX. A BUSINESS CONFIDENCE, 28 -- Chapter X. SQUIRE LEECH IS BAFFLED, 31 -- Chapter XI. SICKNESS, 34 -- Chapter XII. POOR AND PROUD, 38 -- Chapter XIII. MR. BANKS, THE SUPERINTENDENT, 42 -- Chapter XIV. HERBERT'S NEW UNDERTAKING, 46 -- Chapter XV. THE CRISIS APPROACHES, 49 -- Chapter XVI. AN UNEXPECTED OFFER, 53 -- Chapter XVII. WHAT THE LETTER CONTAINED, 56 -- Chapter XVIII. HOW THE SQUIRE WAS CIRCUMVENTED, 60 -- Chapter XIX. HERBERT BECOMES A PROFESSOR, 63 -- Chapter XX. PROSPECT POND, 66 -- Chapter XXI. ROWING, 69 -- Chapter XXII. ANDREW TEMPLE, 73 -- Chapter XXIII. TEMPLE THE TEMPTER, 76 -- Chapter XXIV. JAMES IS SNUBBED, 79 -- Chapter XXV. THE NEW BOAT, 82 -- Chapter XXVI. THE RIVAL BOATMEN, 85 -- Chapter XXVII. THE RACE, 89 -- Chapter XXVIII. MRS. CARTER'S GUEST, 92 -- Chapter XXIX. A BITTER PILL, 94 -- Chapter XXX. OUT OF WORK AGAIN, 97 -- Chapter XXXI. A NEW START, 101 -- Chapter XXXII. OPENING THE CAMPAIGN, 104 -- Chapter XXXIII. HERBERT AS A NEWSBOY, 108 -- Chapter XXXIV. HERBERT'S LEGACY, 112 -- Chapter XXXV. HERBERT'S RETURN, 115 -- Chapter XXXVI. Conclusion, 119

 

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