Frank's Campaign; Or, The Farm and the Camp

Author: Alger, Horatio

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 3
  • Illustrated? No
  • Length: D
  • Flesch: 76.52
  • Kincaid: 5.89
  • Fog Level: 8.63
  • Core 1 and 2: 83.28

Placement Text

The Town Hall in Rossville stands on a moderate elevation overlooking the principal street. It is generally open only when a meeting has been called by the Selectmen to transact town business, or occasionally in the evening when a lecture on temperance or a political address is to be delivered. Rossville is not large enough to sustain a course of lyceum lectures, and the townspeople are obliged to depend for intellectual nutriment upon such chance occasions as these. The majority of the inhabitants being engaged in agricultural pursuits, the population is somewhat scattered, and the houses, with the exception of