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Page 97 - ... pacing up and down the room ; his hands behind his back, and a gold-headed cane under the left arm.
Page 5 - In reading the story, one should bear in mind that it was written before any of the "literature of exposure" had appeared ; that its writer drew nothing from Mr. Steffens' probing of political corruption, nor from Miss Tarbell's analysis of the railroad rebate, nor from Mr. Lawson's expose of the inner life of
Page 138 - The sun came up and still it was there, unheeded save by innumerable small creatures that walked awkwardly, bearing long weapons in the air. One of them soon climbed upon the face and fastened its claws in the lips; and others came quickly, for it was choice prey.
Page 70 - ... gave him a twenty-dollar bill and told him to keep the change.
Page 97 - York : when all of a sudden there was a knock on the door, and an attendant entered. " A note for you, sir,
Page 45 - To be sure, they never thought of it, at this late date ; but how long would it take them to put two and two together, and to have the whole town gabbling and winking?