Ragged Dick


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Ragged Dick

hero of a Horatio Alger rags-to-riches story. [Am. Lit.: Ragged Dick]

Ragged Dick

hero of Alger’s rags-to-riches epic. [Am. Lit.: Van Doren, 807]
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