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Bound to rise, or, Harry Walton"s motto by Horatio Alger, Jr.

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Published by Polyglot Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • New Hampshire


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In 1870"s New Hampshire, fifteen-year-old Harry Walton, determined to help his impoverished family retain their farm, leaves home to find work and, after several different jobs and many adventures, manages to save his family"s livelihood and find a promising new career.

Edition Notes

Other titlesBound to rise, Harry Walton"s motto
StatementHoratio Alger, Jr.
SeriesPolyglot Press Alger series
LC ClassificationsPZ7. A395 Bou 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3406166M
ISBN 101931927782
LC Control Number2005021806

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‎In "Bound to Rise" Harry Walton follows in the footsteps of his hero, Benjamin Franklin, and secures a job at a printing business. Despite various setbacks and opposition from his foe, Harry triumphs because of his hard work, use of his talents and determination to succeed. "Risen from t. Genre/Form: Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile literature Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alger, Horatio, Bound to rise, or, Harry Walton's motto. Risen from the ranks, or, Harry Walton's success. Author Alger, Horatio, Published Bound to Rise; or, Henry Walton's Motto, Philadelphia: A. K. Loring, The hero, Henry Walton, is the oldest of six children, and is described as a "broad-shouldered, sturdy boy, with a frank, open face, resolute, though good-natured" (12). Regarding his education, the narrator allows that "though a tolerably good scholar, [Henry Walton] was deficient in many respects, on account of the.

Bound to Rise, or Harry Walton's Motto (Classic Reprint) Published May 15th by Forgotten Books Hardcover, pages Author(s): Horatio Alger Jr. ISBN: (ISBN ) Average rating: (0 ratings. Bound to Rise is an easy read intended for young boys. It centers around a fourteen-year-old boy named Harry who leaves home in search of work. He is determined to pay a debt his father was forced to incur. By hard work and perserverance as well as his moto "Live and Learn" Harry overcomes challenges to meet his goal and returns victorious/5(8). Read Chapter VIII. Harry's Decision of Bound to Rise by Horatio Alger. The text begins: Squire Green rubbed his hands as if he had been proposing a plan with special reference to the interest of the Waltons. Really he conceived that it would save him a considerable sum of money. He had in his employ a young man of eighteen, named Abner Kimball, to whom he was compelled to pay ten dollars a month. Bound to rise: or, Harry Walton's motto is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

Bound to Rise by Horatio Alger Part 1 out of 4. homepage; That's a good motto, to my thinking." "It may be carried too far. When a boy's got to be of the age of "Yes," said Mr. Walton; "Harry was always good at his books." "I guess he knows enough now. You'd ought to set him to work.". Main Author: Alger, Horatio, Language(s): English: Published: Boston: Loring, c Note: Sequel: Up the ladder, or Harry Walton's success. Bound to Rise seems entirely typical of Alger's output. As the story opens, Harry Walton is 14 years old (though the first page says 12 but 14 is soon after established as correct). His father is a poor farmer in New Hampshire, with six children, just barely scraping by until his cow dies. In "Bound to Rise" Harry Walton follows in the footsteps of his hero, Benjamin Franklin, and secures a job at a printing business. Despite various setbacks and opposition from his foe, Harry.