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Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper

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The true history of a legendary American folk hero

In the 1820s, a fellow named Sam Patch grew up in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, working there (when he wasn't drinking) as a mill hand for one of America's new textile companies. Sam made a name for himself one day by jumping seventy feet into the tumultuous waters below Pawtucket Falls. When in 1827 he repeated the stunt in Paterson, New Jersey, another mill town, an even larger audience gathered to cheer on the daredevil they would

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Trajectory Index

Words: 78,082
Unique Words: 6,953
Complexity Index: 61
Reading Level: 8.3
Avg Sentence (words): 14.13
Avg Word (chars): 4.68
Chapters: 12
Paragraphs: 4,034
Adult Reading Time: 5:12
Sentiment: 0.005
Intensity: 0.039
People: 927
Places: 363
Brands: 20
Things: 423
SAT Words: 903
Trajectory China 300: 206
TOEFL Words: 72
IELTS Words: 375
Nouns 68.5%
Verbs 16.2%
Adjectives 10.9%
Adverbs 2.4%
Other 2.0%
Profanity: 1
Explicit Activity: 1
Violence: 43

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