The Poor Rich Man, and the Rich Poor Man

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The Poor Rich Man, and the Rich Poor Man  (1836) 
by Catharine Maria Sedgwick
(transcription project)


THE POOR RICH MAN,


AND


THE RICH POOR MAN,



BY THE AUTHOR OF
"HOPE LESLIE," "THE LINWOODS," &c.


"There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing; there is that maketh himself poor,
yet hath great riches."


NEW-YORK:
HARPER & BROTHERS, CLIFF-STREET.

1836.

[Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836, by
Harper & Brothers,
in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New-York.]

TO THE REV. JOSEPH TUCKERMAN, —
 THE POOR MAN'S FRIEND
THIS LITTLE VOLUME IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED
 BY THE AUTHOR

CONTENTS.




CHAPTER I
School-Days 9
CHAPTER II
"Uncle Phil" 18
CHAPTER III
A Friend in Need 24
CHAPTER IV
A Poor Man's Journey 33
CHAPTER V
Charlotte's Return 37
CHAPTER VI
Showers and Sunshine 53
CHAPTER VII
Love-Letters 62
CHAPTER VIII
A Peep into the Poor Rich Man's House 75
CHAPTER IX
A Peep into the Rich Poor Man's House 81
CHAPTER X
The Rich Poor Man's Charities 88
CHAPTER XI
An Orphan Girl Page 95
CHAPTER XII
"Society" at the Poor Man's Home 104
CHAPTER XIII
"Society" at the Rich Man's Home 118
CHAPTER XIV
An Old Acquaintance not "Forgot" 125
CHAPTER XV
The Rich Man's Charities 137
CHAPTER XVI
Another Rich Merchant's House 144
CHAPTER XVII
A Cure for the Heartache 148
CHAPTER XVIII
Light in a Dark Place 159
CHAPTER XIX
A Death-Bed 165
CHAPTER XX
The Conclusion 172
NOTE
Note 180
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.