By Herbert Quick
John Herbert speedy (1861-1925) was once an American writer who used to be bothered with polio as a small baby. His works contain Vandemark's Folly (1922), The Hawkeye (1923), The Invisible girl (1924) and his autobiography One Man's lifestyles (1925). "The distinct educate, with its crowd of overstimulated fanatics, the throngs on the stations, the brass bands, bunting, and buncombe all jarred upon me. After your time my treason used to be betrayed to the men via the truth that i used to be no longer hoarse. They punished me by means of making me sing as a solo the air of every stanza of "Marching via Georgia, " "Tenting To-night at the previous Camp-ground, " and different patriotic songs, till my voice used to be assimilated to theirs. yet my gorge rose at all of it, and now, at 5 o'clock of the 1st day, i used to be looking a spot of retirement the place i'll be by myself and imagine over the fabulous occasion which had abruptly raised me from yesterday's parity with the blokes at the educate to my current kingdom of exaltation. "
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Tolliver quoted Emerson, and invited Alice to join, as soon as we removed, the Monday Club of the Unitarian Church, devoted to the study of his works. Mr. Macdonald, red-whiskered, weather-beaten, and gigantic, fidgeted about the punch-bowl a good deal; and replying to some chance remark made by Alice, ventured the opinion that the grass was gettin’ mighty short on the ranges. Miss Addison, who came with her cousins the Lattimores, looked with disapproval upon the punch, and disclosed her devotion to the W.
And Mrs. Barslow to the hotel, will you please take me home? ” 77 CHAPTER VIII. A Welcome to Wall Street and Us. ” intoned Captain Tolliver, with his hat in his hand, bowing low to Mrs. Barslow. “Welcome, Madam and suh, in the capacity of Lattimoreans! That we shall be the bettah fo’ yo’ residence among us the’ can be no doubt. That you will be prospahed beyond yo’ wildest dreams I believe equally cehtain. ” This address was delivered within thirty seconds of the time of our arrival at our old rooms in the Centropolis.
We must talk over ol’ times and—” “Fight over old battles,” replied Jim. ” chuckled Bill; “fightin’s no credit to any man; but I ’spose I fit my sheer when I was a boy—when I was a boy, y’ know, Mrs. Barslow, and had more sand than sense. Here, Josie, here’s Mr. Elkins and some old friends of mine. Mr. and Mrs. ”52 She was a little slim slip of a thing, in white, and emerged from the shrubbery at Mr. Trescott’s call. She bowed to us, and said she was sorry that we could not stop. Her voice was sweet, and there was something unexpectedly cool and self-possessed in her intonation.