The Amateur (Google eBook)

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George H. Doran Company, 1916 - 379 pages
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Page 356 - DEARLY beloved, we are gathered together here in the sight of God, and in the face of this company, to join together this Man and this Woman in holy Matrimony...
Page 142 - ... I'm Cap-tain Jinks of the Horse Ma-rines, I feed my horse on corn and beans And Fine swing the la - dies in their teens For that's the style in the ar - my.
Page 378 - He sank into a chair and covered his face with his hands. ' My God, Robin, what is the matter ?
Page 132 - Don't let me put you to any trouble," he says ; " I'm only a transient for dinner." Well, I never was so glad to see any one in all my life. And all the folks was tickled to death, and showed it. You'd have thought he'd been a bit surprised at the way they give him a welcome and made room for him, but he took it as calm as you please, and dropped right into the chair Sarah Willett set for him, without a word. Sarah said afterwards that...
Page 321 - They all appeared ridiculous to him, running about like aimless bugs. He had touched Death's finger tips across the threshold of Life. One glimpse of that stern, grim visage had swept the cobwebs, the murk and dirt from before his eyes, and he was able to see now, while the poor fools he watched from the cab's window ran about in blind circles. The buildings...
Page 318 - Brother conductor, especially, spoke very gratefully and feelingly, saying he " did not know what would have become of him if it had not been for...
Page 106 - And surely enough, there the whole field of ice extending from shore to shore, and reaching away up and down the river as far as the eye could see, is moving off steadily and with irresistible power.
Page 147 - In that last flicker of the match, he had seen her where she hung from the top hinge of the door, the congested face and the staring eye-balls on a level with his own.
Page 269 - Myra, nor had he told him that he was going to be out of town for a fortnight.
Page 244 - Afterwards, it recurred to him, and the more he thought about it the more he was nettled.

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