Mornings on Horseback - Part 3, Chapter 13 Strange and Terrible Fate Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 13 Strange and Terrible Fate Summary

During Theodore's second term in office, Alice remained behind because of her advancing pregnancy. Theodore would bring home friends to see her, and he was sure that she was a great asset to his political career.

Theodore's life was going well. He had started boxing again, had shaved off his side-whiskers, and quit keeping a diary. He had also gradually given up the Newsboys' Lodging House and other charitable works of his father. He abandoned his law study, saying that he had become disillusioned with it. Yet, he was still unable or unwilling to accept politics as his lifework.

Theodore and Alice had decided to build on the land he had bought at Oyster Bay. The house was to be very large, with the plans calling for ten bedrooms, excluding the maids' rooms...

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