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Mr. Crewes Careerr

Winston Churchill

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ISBN : 9781517313890
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162 pages
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I may as well begin this story with Mr. Hilary Vane, more frequently addressed as the Honourable Hilary Vane, although it was the gentlemans proud boast that he had never held an office in his life. He belonged to the Vanes of Camden Street, -aMoreI may as well begin this story with Mr. Hilary Vane, more frequently addressed as the Honourable Hilary Vane, although it was the gentlemans proud boast that he had never held an office in his life. He belonged to the Vanes of Camden Street, -a beautiful village in the hills near Ripton, -and was, in common with some other great men who had made a noise in New York and the nation, a graduate of Camden Wentworth Academy. But Mr. Vane, when he was at home, lived on a wide, maple-shaded street in the city of Ripton, cared for by an elderly housekeeper who had more edges than a new-fangled mowing machine. The house was a porticoed one which had belonged to the Austens for a hundred years or more, for Hilary Vane had married, towards middle age, Miss Sarah Austen. In two years he was a widower, and he never tried it again- he had the Austens house, and that many-edged woman, Euphrasia Cotton, the Austens housekeepe