What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
advertised Asheville asked Aztec Bandoline bank barber beautiful believe bill BILL NYE bombazine brain Brooklyn Navy Yard Buncombe County Bunn called clothes colored Congress dress EDGAR WILSON NYE editor farm father favor feel feet feller gentleman give Henry horses jerk Kansas killed knew ladder letter of introduction liberty live look Meltz ment morning mother mouth Navy never night nom de plume once paper Park political pretty Pro Bono Publico pull rhubarb rink seemed Senator shave Shinnecock Indians ship Sitting Bull style tail teeth thing thought tion to-morrow tobacco told town trying turtle dove United States Navy Veritas waiting Washington wear Webster's week winter woman write wrote yearn young
Page 180 - hesitation, but I Speak of these things just as I would expect others to criticise my work. If one aspire to monkey with the literati of our day we must expect to be criticised. I have been criticised myself. When I was in public life—as a justice of the peace in the
Page 164 - he was my friend. The same sweet smile was on his face that I had noted when I met him on my trip abroad. He knew me, smiled faintly, made a few false motions and died. I begged that I might bear away the body to my tepee and express it to his country seat,
Page 56 - if some one who knows a good remedy for chilblains will contribute it to the Sabbath GLOBE I shall watch for it with great interest. Yours as here 2 4. BILL NYE. PS—I should have said relative to the cows of this State that if the owners would work
Page 92 - family circle is complete •without a woman. She is like a glad landscape to the weary eye. Individually and collectively, woman is a great adjunct of civilization and progress. The electric light is a good thing, but how pale and feeble it looks by the
Page 162 - AND" GENTLEMEN OF THE WILD WEST : Ye call me chief, and ye do well to call him chief
Page 133 - Then her health failed. Ketched cold in the springhouse, prob'ly skimmin' milk, and washin' pans, and scaldin' pails, and spankin' butter. Anyhow, she took in a long breath one day while the doctor and me was watchin' her, and she says to me, ' Henry,' says she, ' I've got a chance to rest,
Page viii - The salary was small, but the latitude was great, and I was permitted to write anything that I thought would please the people, whether it was news or not. By and by I had won every heart by my patient poverty and my delightful
Page 5 - strength and gentleness of this true man, the unfailing hope and cheer and faith of his child-heart, his noble and heroic life, and pure devotion to his home his deep affections, constant dreams, plans and realizations. I cannot doubt but that somehow, somewhere, he continues cheerily on in the unbroken exercise of these same capacities.
Page 92 - of a good woman's eyes. The telephone is a, great invention. It is a good thing to talk at and murmur into and deposit profanity in, but to take up a conversation and keep it up