The Magnificent Ambersons BY Tarkington, Booth

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Newfoundland or a setter you can usually get somebody to give you one. He says he saw some sense in payin' a nigger a dime, or even a quarter, to drown a dog for you, but to pay out fifty dollars and maybe more well, sir, he liked to choke himself to death, right there in my office!