Temperamental Henry: An Episodic History of the Early Life and the Young Loves of Henry Calverly, 3rd

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1917 - 382 pages
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Page 170 - None shall part us from each other, One in life and death are we: All in all to one another — I to thee and thou to me!
Page 284 - When in that House MP's divide, If they've a brain and cerebellum, too, They've got to leave that brain outside, And vote just as their leaders tell 'em to.
Page 245 - When all night long a chap remains On sentry-go, to chase monotony He exercises of his brains ; That is, assuming that he's got any. Though never nurtured in the lap Of luxury, yet, I admonish you, I am an intellectual chap, And think of things that would astonish you.
Page 170 - Thou the tree and I the flower — Thou the idol; I the throng — Thou the day and I the hour — Thou the singer; I the song!
Page 155 - Boolong, With an independent air, You can hear the girls declare, "He must be a millionaire"; You can hear them sigh And wish to die, You can see them wink the other eye At the man who broke the Bank at Monte Carlo.
Page 220 - He watched her warily as she folded her hands in her lap and looked down at them as though composing herself for a long speech. "When you left me," she began, "I truly believed you had gone off with another woman.
Page 306 - I'm sorry to disappoint you, but — I cannot accept your offer." Assailing doubts of her wisdom in thus implicitly submitting to the guidance of a stranger, and that stranger John Maxwell's son, were reflected in her voice; and Stuart, tensely listening...
Page 23 - ... an opportunity for a real race with a duck. We weren't more than fifty feet off the water and the duck was about the same distance in the air. If he held his course he would pass us at about seventy-five yards to our right ; that is, if he had speed enough to catch us. As I looked back at him I saw there was not the slightest doubt that he was going to do it. I called my friend's attention to him and motioned him to whip up his steed. He nodded his head in the affirmative, and immediately the...
Page 219 - I just can't stand it ! I don't know what to do ! I don't know what to do !" There was more than the hint of a sob in his voice.
Page 66 - I tell you, Hen, the one time when you've got to be a business man every minute, it's when you're with a girl.

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