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"Mr. Greyson didn't understand Dick. Our ragged hero wasn't a model boy in all respects. I am afraid he swore sometimes, and now and then he played tricks upon unsophisticated boys from the country or gave a wrong direction to honest old gentlemen unused to the city." (Dick, Chapter 1, pg. 42)

"'I ain't used to genteel society,' said Dick. 'I shouldn't know how to behave.'
'Then I could show you. You won't be a boot-black all your life, you know." (Dick, Chapter 6, pg. 72)

"I felt as if life was sort of tough, and I'd like it if some rich man would adopt me, and give me plenty to eat and drink and wear, without my havin' to look so sharp after it. Then agin' when I've seen boys with good homes, and fathers, and mothers, I've thought I'd like to have somebody to care for me." (Dick, Chapter...

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