Ten Nights In A Bar Room

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Fiction - 168 pages
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Ah! is this you? said he, as I came near to him, speaking thickly, and getting up with a heavy motion. I now recognized the altered person of Simon Slade. On looking at him closer, I saw that the eye which I had thought only shut was in fact destroyed. How vividly, now, uprose in imagination the scenes I had witnessed during my last night in his bar-room; the night when a brutal mob, whom he had inebriated with liquor, came near murdering him.

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Review: Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There

User Review  - Orion - Goodreads

Having been raised myself in a bar next door to the author's home town of Fort Montgomery, I am fascinated to read what is called the best Temperance novel of the 19th century. Set in the 1850s, this ... Read full review

Review: Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There

User Review  - Tim Kruse - Goodreads

It's your typical late nineteenth century writing, not my favorite, but quite descriptive and to the point. Maybe old school for some, but the transcending truths of the lifestyle surrounding drinking should make people think twice before indulging in a needless practice. Read full review

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