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Bill s Paper Chase Lady of the Barge and Others, Part 3.

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THE LADY OF THE BARGE

AND OTHER STORIES

By W. W. Jacobs

BILL'S PAPER CHASE

Sailormen 'ave their faults, said the night watchman, frankly. I'm not denying of it. I used to 'ave myself when I was at sea, but being close with their money is a fault as can seldom be brought ag'in 'em.

I saved some money once two golden sovereigns, owing to a 'ole in my pocket. Before I got another ship I slept two nights on a doorstep and 'ad nothing to eat, and I found them two sovereigns in the lining o' my coat when I was over two thousand miles away from the nearest pub...

Skilled Assistance Ship s Company, Part 9.

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SHIP'S COMPANY

By W.W. Jacobs

[Illustration: 'I tell you, I am as innercent as a new born babe'.]

SKILLED ASSISTANCE

The night watchman, who had left his seat on the jetty to answer the gate bell, came back with disgust written on a countenance only too well designed to express it.

"If she's been up 'ere once in the last week to, know whether the Silvia is up she's been four or five times," he growled. "He's forty seven if he's a day; 'is left leg is shorter than 'is right, and he talks with a stutter. When she's with 'im you'd think a...

The Rubaiyat of Omar Cayenne

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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR CAYENNE

BY

GELETT BURGESS

NEW YORK FREDERICK A STOKES COMPANY PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1904, BY GELETT BURGESS

Published December, 1904

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR CAYENNE

I

Wake! For the Hack can scatter into flight Shakespere and Dante in a single Night! The Penny a liner is Abroad, and strikes Our Modern Literature with blithering Blight.

II

Before Historical Romances died, Methought a Voice from Art's Olympus cried, "When all Dumas and Scott is still for Sale, Why nod o'er drowsy Tales, by Tyros tried?"

III

A cock sure Crew...

More Cargoes 1897

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MORE CARGOES

By W. W. Jacobs

Frederick A. Stokes Company 1897

CONTENTS:

More Cargoes Smoked Skipper A Safety Match A Rash Experiment The Cabin Passenger "Choice Spirits" A Disciplinarian Brother Hutchins The Disbursement Sheet Rule Of Three Pickled Herring Two Of A Trade An Intervention The Grey Parrot Money Changers The Lost Ship

MORE CARGOES

SMOKED SKIPPER

"Wapping Old Stairs?" said the rough individual! shouldering the brand new sea chest,...

The Adventures of Harry Revel

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E text prepared by Lionel Sear

THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVEL.

by

ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER COUCH.

1903

This e text prepared from a reprint of a version published in 1903

PREFACE

When I started to set down these early adventures of Harry Revel, I meant to dedicate them to my friend Mr. W. F. Collier of Woodtown, Horrabridge: but he died while the story was writing, and now cannot twit me with the pranks I have played among his stories of bygone Plymouth, nor send me his forgiveness as he would have done. Peace be to him for a lover of Dartmoor and true gen...

The Wit of Women Fourth Edition

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Note: Images of the original pages are available through Internet Archive/American Libraries. See http://www.archive.org/details/witofwomen00sanbiala

THE WIT OF WOMEN

by

KATE SANBORN

"The Wit of Women," by Miss Kate Sanborn, [Funk & Wagnalls,] proves that the authoress is one of those rare women who are gifted with a sense of humor. Fortunately for her, the female sense of humor, when it does exist, is not affected by such trifles as "chestnuts." Therefore, women will read with pleasure...

Odd Craft

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ODD CRAFT

BY

W. W. JACOBS

1909

Contents:

THE MONEY BOX

THE CASTAWAY

BLUNDELL'S IMPROVEMENT

BILL'S LAPSE

LAWYER QUINCE

BREAKING A SPELL

ESTABLISHING RELATIONS

THE CHANGING NUMBERS

THE PERSECUTION OF BOB PRETTY

DIXON'S RETURN

A SPIRIT OF AVARICE

THE THIRD STRING

ODD CHARGES

ADMIRAL PETERS

THE MONEY BOX

Sailormen are not good 'ands at saving money as a rule, said the night watchman, as he wistfully toyed with a bad shilling on his watch chain, though to 'ear 'em talk of saving when they're at sea and there isn't ...

Max and Maurice a juvenile history in seven tricks

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Max and Maurice

A

Juvenile History

IN

Seven Tricks,

BY

WILLIAM BUSCH.

FROM THE GERMAN BY

CHARLES T. BROOKS.

BOSTON: LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY, 1902.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1870, by ROBERTS BROTHERS, In the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington

Copyright, 1898, BY LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

UNIVERSITY PRESS . JOHN WILSON AND SON . CAMBRIDGE U.S.A.

MAX AND MAURICE.

PREFACE.

[Illust...

Sartor Resartus: the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdrckh

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SARTOR RESARTUS:

The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By Thomas Carlyle.

1831

BOOK I.

CHAPTER I. PRELIMINARY.

Considering our present advanced state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne about, with more or less effect, for five thousand years and upwards; how, in these times especially, not only the Torch still burns, and perhaps more fiercely than ever, but innumerable Rushlights, and Sulphur matches, kindled thereat, are also glancing in every direction, so that not the smallest cranny or dog ho...

Toppleton s Client –by: John Kendrick Bangs

A pre-eminent legal firm gets far more than it bargained for when it hires the son of its late senior partner, Hopkins Toppleton, Sr., simply to retain the illustrious family name on the company masthead. Knowing Jr. is a loose cannon, their strategy is to pack him off to the UK to head up a European branch of the firm - a branch they have no intention of sending work. The unwitting Hopkins Toppleton, Jr. is, however, determined to make his mark.

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TOPPLETON'S CLIENT

OR

A SPIRIT IN EXILE

BY JOHN KENDRICK BANGS

NEW YORK CHARLES L. WEBST...

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