The Jimmyjohn Boss: And Other Stories

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Harper & brothers, 1900 - American fiction - 330 pages

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Page 105 - O, come ye in peace here, or come ye in war, Or to dance at our bridal, young Lord Lochinvar...
Page 231 - ... and every such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all materials, arms, ammunition and stores, which may have been procured for the building and equipment thereof, shall be forfeited, one half to the use of the informer, and the other half to the use of the United States.
Page 131 - I like little Pussy, Her coat is so warm; And if I don't hurt her She'll do me no harm. So I'll not pull her tail, Nor drive her away, But Pussy and I Very gently will play...
Page 231 - Into the Indian country, shall be punishable by imprisonment for not more than two years, and by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars.
Page 196 - To end that story the narrator says of her: "But what a pity we shall soon have no more Mrs. Brewtons! The causes that produced her — slavery, isolation, literary tendencies, adversity, game blood — that combination is broken forever.
Page 231 - Indian country in violation of law, such superintendent, agent, subagent, or commanding officer may cause the boats, stores, packages, wagons, sleds, and places of deposit of such person to be searched; and if any such liquor is found therein, the same, together with the boats, teams, wagons, and sleds used in conveying the same, and also the goods, packages...
Page 183 - ... that little hero and that lovely angel," she added, with a yet sweeter glance to the mothers of Bosco and Cuba. And I wish them all luck when their turn comes. I've no say about the 6- month class, you know. And now a little room, please." The mothers fell back. But my head swam slightly. The 6 -month class, to be sure! The orator had forgotten all about it. In the general joy over his wise and fair proposition, nobody had thought of it. But they would pretty soon. Cuba and Bosco were likely...
Page 167 - Why she visits New Orleans, and Charleston, and all the principal centres of refinement, and is welcomed in Washington. She converses freely with our statesmen, and is considered a queen of learning. Why she writes po'try, sir, and is strong-minded. But a man wouldn't want to pick her up for a fool, all the samey." "I shouldn't; I don't," said I. " Don't you do it, sir. She's run her plantation all alone since the Colonel was killed in sixty-two. She taught me Sunday-school when I was a lad, and...
Page 266 - But any place yu' go is them undesirable steep slopes, and the cut-off trail takes along about the worst in the business. "Well, Hank he got his outfit over it somehow, and, gendemen, hush!
Page 176 - Three first medals, and all exclusively manna-fed. We took the costume prize also. Of course here in Sharon I've simplified. No special medal for weight, beauty, costume, or decorated perambulator. Well, I must go back to our exhibit. Glad to have you give us a call up there and see the medals we're offering, and our fifteen manna-feds, and take a package away with you.

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