By W.W. Jacobs
[Illustration: "Bob's Redemption."]
"GRATITOODE!" said the night watchman, with a hard laugh. " Hmf! Don't
talk to me about gratitoode; I've seen too much of it. If people wot
I've helped in my time 'ad only done arf their dooty arf, mind you I
should be riding in my carriage."
Forgetful of the limitations of soap boxes he attempted to illustrate his
remark by lolling, and nearly went over backwards. Recovering himself by
an effort he gazed sternly across the river and smoked fiercely. It was
[ Transcriber's Note:
Inconsistent hyphenation and spacing of abbreviations have been
retained as in the original. Corrections of spelling and punctuation
are listed at the end of this file.
F. C. BURNAND,
AUTHOR OF "HAPPY THOUGHTS," "MORE HAPPY THOUGHTS,"
"OUT OF TOWN," &c.
SKOOKUM CHUCK FABLES
BITS OF HISTORY, THROUGH THE MICROSCOPE
(Some of which appeared in the Ashcroft Journal)
Author of "Songs of a Sick Tum Tum," and some others
Copyright, Canada, 1915, by R.D. Cumming
It is more difficult to sell a good book by a new author than it is to sell a poor one by a popular author, because the good book by the new author must make its way against great odds. It must assert itself personally, and succeed by its own efforts. The book by the popular author flies without wings, as it were. The one by t...
THE STATESMEN SNOWBOUND
By ROBERT FITZGERALD
Illustrated by Wad el Ward
New York and Washington THE NEALE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1909
I. The Funeral
II. Senator Bull and Mr. Ridley Trials and Tribulations of the Newly Fledged Member
III. Colonel Manysnifters An Outing with the "Jewels"
IV. An Accident Dinner
V. Senator Bull's Story
VI. Representative Holloway Has the Floor
VII. Representative Van Rensselaer Unfolds a Strange Tale
VIII. Senator Wendell Reads ...
Transcriber's Note: Minor typographical errors have been corrected
THE OLD MAN'S BAG
T. W. H. CROSLAND AND J. R. MONSELL
The Dumpy Books for Children
NO. 22. THE OLD MAN'S BAG.
THE DUMPY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN.
Cloth, Royal 32 mo, 1/6 each.
I. The Flamp, the Ameliorator, and the Schoolboy's Apprentice. By
E. V. LUCAS.
II. Mrs. Turner's Cautionary Stories. Edited by E. V. LUCAS.
III. The Bad Family. By MRS. FENWICK. Edited by E. V. LUCAS.
IV. The Story of Little Black Sambo. Illustrated in Colours. By
THE GROCERY MAN AND PECK'S BAD BOY.
Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa, No. 2
By George W. Peck
VARIEGATED DOGS THE BAD BOY SLEEPS ON THE ROOF A MAN DOESN'T
KNOW EVERYTHING AT FORTY EIGHT THE OLD MAN WANTS SOME POLLYNURIOUS
WATER THE DYER'S DOGS PROCESSION OF THE DOGS PINK, BLUE, GREEN AND
WHITE "WELL, I'M DEM'd" HIS PA DON'T APPRECIATE.
HIS PA PLAYS JOKES A MAN SHOULDN'T GET MAD AT A JOKE THE MAGIC
BOUQUET THE GROCER...
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periods have been inserted. The original used "some how" and "somehow"
about equally; all have been changed to "somehow." The OE ligature, used
several times, is shown as [oe]. In the advertisements at the end of the
book, uses of the pointing hand symbols (Unicode 9758, White Right
Pointing Index, and Unicode 9756, White Left Pointing Index) have been
replaced with the right (>>) and left (<<) double angle symbols from the
ISO 8859 1 character set. Finally, evident t...
THE SEA LADY
[Illustration: "Am I doing it right?" asked the Sea Lady. (See page 150.)]
THE SEA LADY
BY H. G. WELLS
NEW YORK D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1902
COPYRIGHT, 1902 BY D. APPLETON AND COMPANY
Published September, 1902
Copyright 1901 by H. G. Wells
I. THE COMING OF THE SEA LADY 1
II. SOME FIRST IMPRESSIONS ...
by Alfred Henry Lewis
The Great Wolfville Strike.
"No, sir, even onder spur an' quirt, my mem'ry can only canter back to one uprisin' of labor in Wolfville; that was printers."
At this the Old Cattleman looked unduly sagacious, refreshed himself with a puff or two at his pipe, and all with the air of one who might, did he see fit, consider the grave questions of capital and labor with an ability equal to their solution. His remark was growth of the strike story of some mill workmen, told glaringly in the newspaper he held in his ha...
The Sunny Side is a collection of short stories and essays by A. A. Milne. Though Milne is best known for his classic children's books, especially Winnie The Pooh, he also wrote extensively for adults, most notably in Punch, to which he was a contributor and later Assistant Editor. The Sunny Side collects his columns for Punch, which include poems, essays and short stories, from 1912 to 1920. Wry, often satirical and always amusingly written, these pieces poke fun at topics from writing plays to lying about birdwatching. They vary greatly in length so there is something for everyone.