RAGGED DICK by HORATIO ALGER JR.
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Posted to Wiretap in August 1993, as ragged.txt.
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From the book "Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward", published
by Penguin Books, 1985. Ragged Dick was first published in the
United States by A.K. Loring, 1868. The Introduction written
by Carl Bode is not included in this etext, and is (c)1985 by
Viking Penguin, Inc., all rights reserved. The text itself
is not copyright, and this etext is public domain.
STREET LIFE IN NEW YORK
RAGGED DICK IS INTRODUCED TO THE READER
"WAKE up there, youngster," said a rough voice.
Ragged Dick opened his eyes slowly, and stared stupidly in
the face of the speaker, but did not offer to get up.
"Wake up, you young vagabond!" said the man a little impatiently;
"I suppose you'd lay there al . . .