Arthur Cheney Train Books

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A Broadway Villon

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... behind which the horizon glowed in a brilliant, translucent mass of cloud. McCartney swung his thin legs clear of the bed and fumbled with his left hand ...... My poor Isabeau. I envy you-creature perfect in symmetry, perfect in feeling.. The cat rubbed her head against the buttons of his coat. ...... bier mit us.. Three teamsters, a card-sharp, a porter, two cabbies, and a dozen ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 490

A Murder Conspiracy

  [english | 1908]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... as criminal and civil litigation are concerned, have been the subject of private study and public argument for more than seven years. Mr. Rice was ...... of the valet Jones and in the testimony of the medical experts who performed the autopsy. Jones, a self-confessed murderer, swears that upon the advice ...... first visit to Rice's apartment was made under the assumed name of ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 180

By Advice Of Counsel

  [english | 1921]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... cheats, frauds, false pretenses, tricks and devices, flimflams-practised most successfully by well-dressed gentlemanly crooks of polished manners.. By ...... The former is a calamity the latter is a misfortune. The one is final, hopeless, irretrievable from the other there may perhaps be an escape. She ...... Nobody but Tony, his mother and Hogan remembered that there was any such ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 154

Courts And Criminals

  [english | 1910]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... office a man who should conduct the police business of the city with more regard for the liberties of the inhabitants thereof. The judge who had started ...... turned loose. What does his liberty amount to or his much-vaunted legal rights if the city is to be made safe. Yet why does not some apostle of liberty ...... case and for the captain or inspector who has directed their ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 322

Mcallister And His Double

  [english | 1905]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... crouching in the straw by the driver's seat, tried to understand what had happened. Apart from a few bruises and a cut on his forehead he had escaped ...... and entered the station-house proper, where several officers with their prisoners were waiting. We'll take you down to Headquarters and make sure we've ...... There was not one left in town. He repressed a yawn, and looked at ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 110

The Confessions Of Artemas Quibble

  [english | 1911]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... I was prone to distrust him even more than at others. He believed in a personal devil with horns, a tail, and, I suspect, red tights and up to the ...... to such a prodigious sum that they gave me great uneasiness. My habits had become extravagant and careless. Having no money at all I took no heed of ...... possible drawing down of his right eyelid. Confession and avoidance. We ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 76

The Man Who Rocked The Earth

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... scientific part of the stories. He was thrifty, of Scotch-Irish descent, and at two minutes past three had never had an adventure in his life. At three ...... and formerly stood in Alexandria. The late William H. Vanderbilt defrayed the expense of transporting it to this country. Bill Hood read this with ...... was observed to a greater or less extent all over the globe. It was ...]
Genres: [science fictionDownloads: 62