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Page 23 - It has been," he continued, with a' whimsical sigh, "one of the great regrets of my life that I did not kill him.
Page 205 - ... transport of several hundred tons of plant. There it still lies having been transported to San Barnardo, about half-way to the mine. The day I heard that the President Porfirio Diaz had fallen I sold my Mexican bonds which I had held for many years. I believe that had he but resigned four years earlier he would have gone down in history as one of the greatest of the world's rulers. A pure-blooded Indian, yet soldier, lawyer, financier, scientist and sportsman, it was he who defeated the French...
Page 179 - So rhymed my friend, and asked me what I thought of it I told him that so much as I had caught of it Appeared to me (as I need hardly mention) Entirely undeserving of attention. But now, to guide the Congregation, when It numbers none but really
Page 148 - Stewart took the films to New York, formed a corporation with himself as president and his brother as treasurer, took the entire management of the thing out of our hands, and left us helpless — thankful for what we could get. I think each man received about eighty thousand dollars.
Page 145 - But we did that for effect. The truth of the matter is, Fitzsimmons was not badly hurt in this round and simply did what all experienced boxers do: took the benefit of nine full seconds before getting up.
Page 138 - Now, I instruct both of these officers that if you, Corbett and Fitzsimmons, as much as bat an eye at each other in this state while I am governor of it, you will go back home in a box!
Page 60 - The reason for this was that after the thirtieth round both men stopped fighting and did nothing but circle around the ring, striking no blows.
Page 147 - The pictures made between six hundred thousand and seven hundred thousand dollars. They were exhibited everywhere, the world over.