Twice Bought

Author: Ballantyne, R. M. (Robert Michael)

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 3
  • Illustrated? No
  • Audiobook
  • Length: D
  • Flesch: 75.83
  • Kincaid: 7.17
  • Fog Level: 9.79
  • Core 1 and 2: 80.6

Placement Text

“‘Honesty is the best policy,’ Tom, you may depend on it,” said a youth to his companion, one afternoon, as they walked along the margin of one of those brawling rivulets which, born amid the snows of the Rocky Mountain peaks, run a wild and plunging course of many miles before finding comparative rest in the celebrated goldfields of Oregon. “I don’t agree with you, Fred,” said Tom, sternly; “and I don’t believe in the proverb you have quoted. The world’s maxims are not all gospel.” “You are right, Tom; many of them are false; nevertheless, some are founded on