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In the Library The Lady of the Barge and Others, Part 6.

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THE LADY OF THE BARGE

AND OTHER STORIES

By W. W. Jacobs

IN THE LIBRARY

The fire had burnt low in the library, for the night was wet and warm. It was now little more than a grey shell, and looked desolate. Trayton Burleigh, still hot, rose from his armchair, and turning out one of the gas jets, took a cigar from a box on a side table and resumed his seat again.

The apartment, which was on the third floor at the back of the house, was a combination of library, study, and smoke room, and was the daily despair of the old housekeeper who, with the ...

Fine Feathers Ship s Company, Part 1.

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SHIP'S COMPANY

By W.W. Jacobs

[Illustration: "Can I 'ave it took off while I eat my bloater, mother?"]

FINE FEATHERS

Mr. Jobson awoke with a Sundayish feeling, probably due to the fact that it was Bank Holiday. He had been aware, in a dim fashion, of the rising of Mrs. Jobson some time before, and in a semi conscious condition had taken over a large slice of unoccupied territory. He stretched himself and yawned, and then, by an effort of will, threw off the clothes and springing out of bed reached for his trousers.

He was an orderly man, and h...

Torchy and Vee

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TORCHY AND VEE

BY SEWELL FORD AUTHOR OF TORCHY, THE HOUSE OF TORCHY, SHORTY McCABE, Etc.

GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

Copyright, 1918, 1919, by SEWELL FORD Copyright, 1919, BY EDWARD J. CLODE All rights reserved

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

FOREWORD

In the Nature of an Alibi

Some of these stories were written while the Great War was still on. So the setting and local coloring and atmospher...

In Brief Authority –by: F. Anstey

Satiric comedy from 1915 about a nouveau riche British family and their nanny who get whisked off to Maerchenland ('the land of Fairy Tales') one evening in a car drawn by storks. The matron of the family, a thorough snob, is crowned Queen of the country by mistake. She is quick to accept her new position and is determined to introduce British social niceties in her realm. And this really is the land of Fairy Tales, with gnomes, giants, a dragon, magic, a fairy godmother and more. Trouble quickly starts to brew as the royal couple and their son introduce things like capitalism and golf. When g...

Roughing it De Luxe

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Roughing It De Luxe By Irvin S. Cobb

[Illustration: BY COMMON CONSENT WE HAD NAMED THEM CLARENCE AND CLARICE]

Roughing It De Luxe By Irvin S. Cobb

Author of "Back Home," "The Escape of Mr. Trimm," "Cobb's Anatomy," "Cobb's Bill of Fare," etc.

Illustrated by John T. McCutcheon

[Illustration]

New York George H. Doran Company

COPYRIGHT, 1913, BY THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1914, BY GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY

TO GEORGE H. DORAN, ESQ. MY FRIEND AND STILL MY PUBLISHER; MY PUBLISHER AND STILL MY FRIEND

THE TIME TABLE

The Golfer s Rubaiyat

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Transcriber's Note: Each verse is contained within a full page illustration, so the illustration tags within the text have been removed to avoid congestion.

The Golfer's Rubáiyát

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The Golfer's Rubáiyát

The Golfer's Rubáiyát

by H.W. Boynton

[Illustration]

Herbert S. Stone & Company

Chicago 1901

Copyright, 1901...

Pour cause de fin de bail OEuvres anthumes

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ALPHONSE ALLAIS

(OEUVRES ANTHUMES)

POUR CAUSE DE FIN DE BAIL

PARIS

'EDITIONS DE LA REVUE BLANCHE

23, BOULEVARD DES ITALIENS, 23

1899

DU M^EME AUTEUR:

Volumes in 18 jésus, à 3 fr. 50

OEUVRES ANTHUMES

`A SE TORDRE. PAS DE BILE. VIVE LA VIE! LE PARAPLUIE DE L'ESCOUADE. ROSE ET VERT POMME. ON N'EST PAS DES BOEUFS. AMOURS, D'ELICES ET ORGUES. DEUX ET DEUX FONT CINQ. LE BEC EN L'AIR.

CE LIVRE EST RESPECTUEUSEMENT D'EDI'E `A LA PATRONNE DU CAF'E DE LA POSTE `A LUZARCHES[1]

(ORNE)

[Note 1: Luzar...

St. Ronan s Well

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Standard Edition

St. Ronan's Well

By

Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

[Illustration]

With Introductory Essay and Notes

by Andrew Lang

Illustrated

Dana Estes and Company Publishers ... Boston

The Standard Edition

of the Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott. Limited to one thousand numbered and registered sets, of which this is

No. 835

Copyright, 1894. BY ESTES AND LAURIAT

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

ST. RONAN'S WELL

VOLUME I.

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The Old Man of the Sea Ship s Company, Part 11.

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SHIP'S COMPANY

By W.W. Jacobs

THE OLD MAN OF THE SEA

"What I want you to do," said Mr. George Wright, as he leaned towards the old sailor, "is to be an uncle to me."

"Aye, aye," said the mystified Mr. Kemp, pausing with a mug of beer midway to his lips.

"A rich uncle," continued the young man, lowering his voice to prevent any keen ears in the next bar from acquiring useless knowledge. "An uncle from New Zealand, who is going to leave me all 'is money."

"Where's it coming from?" demanded Mr. Kemp, with a little excitement.

"It ain't coming," ...

The Bent Twig –by: Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Semi-autobiographical series of incidents in the life of an intellectual American family in the late 19th - early 20th Century as seen by favored daughter, Sylvia Marshall. Her father is an economics professor in a Midwestern state university and she is following in his inquisitive footsteps. Canfield writes this in a matter-of-fact manner with Tarkingtonesque good humor.

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THE BENT TWIG

BY

DOROTHY CANFIELD

1915

CONTENTS

BOOK I IN ARCADIA

CHAPTER

I SYLVIA'S HOME II THE MARSHALLS' FRIENDS III BROTHER AND SISTER IV EVERY ONE'S OPINION OF EVERY ON...

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