Books: Bludgeonings of Love

They Knocked Out Guy Plummer in the First Round

The Story.* Guy Plummer was the brightest boy in Junction City; Bee Chew, the prettiest and most interesting girl. Guy's father was a minister and poor, while Lawyer Chew lived in the only " mansion " in town and preferred Robert Ingersoll to Henry Ward Beecher—but that didn't make any difference to Guy and Bee. They quoted Browning and Henley to each other and thought the biggest thing in life must be to grow old together, like the picture in...

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