Ten Nights In A Bar Room
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 ThereUser Review - Tom Rowe - Goodreads
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Review: Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw ThereUser 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