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A Flier In Longevity

Auhtor: Wallace Irwin

Language: english
Published: 1913

Genres:

short story,  humor,  romance
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Review by Michael Gallagher, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Flier In Longevity':

... a buxom village to an infant metropolis. On the strength of intemperate boosts for her temperate climate, she could now boast her seventy-five thousand ...
... back yard where Mrs. Mary Casey's red hen scratched the roots of a real-estate sign. So Paradise must have looked when municipal improvement set in. The ...
... mahogany of the Grand Hotel bar Brian observed State Senator Hissup, champion of oppressed corporations, a flat-faced person with the ile of a toy spaniel. Good ...
... many things have been done in my line o' business.. The car stopped at a depressing formation among the hills. Out of the limitless tangle ...
... can dodge the dread Reaper by nestling close to the soil and pulling the climate over 'em. I guess you know, too, that Cyprus Halloway, the Grand High ...
... and hair gave to his withered face the appearance of a frost-bitten apple neatly packed in cotton. How long have you lived in Slaughter-house ...
... a quarter of an inch. But it don't ezackly jibe.. You're getting on in years, Uncle. Maybe you're scared of the food. Brian sighed. Who says ...
... a gambler studying a pool-room chart. Brian, watching the crowd from behind a closed screen, recognized in this earnest person Mr. Cyprus Halloway of ...
... bellow, we have the authority of such eminent bac-ter-i-o-lo-gists as Dr. Woods McCutchinson that no man has ever lived to the age of a hundred ...
... been more coherent had not his false teeth insisted on slipping down and interrupting his eloquence. Anyways, I'm a hundred 'n' seven, an' if y' ...
... as you wish to bring.. There are a hundred of us, said Halloway. We'll try and make it.. As they moved slowly toward the Saddle Rock Restaurant, ...
... see the humor of the situation. During the pause Brian toasted the guest of honor in sparkling cider from gold-label bottles. As each bumper of his ...
... got to have a hundred dollars extra for bus fare.. Think I'm made of money.. No. But you will be, if you leave it to me. I've got Halloway's ...
... etc. Such bright portents cheered him yet his nerves thrilled menacingly as the car began bumping over the stony road leading to Uncle Steve's place. The ...
... But I want to tell you one thing confidentially before you start that Glidden tour tramping over our flower-beds. Better not show 'em grandpa, if ...
... and made excuses. Uncle Steve sent his greetings through his granddaughter, he said, but could not be with them for a few hours. Does he always ...
... but he's been awful. Through the half-open door Brian saw the old man, wrapped in blankets. What did you feed him at the famous health lunch.. Ham ...
... name, who has been dead for twenty years.. Brian rose and started up the porch. Where are you going. asked the girl, intercepting him. I've ...
... huskily. Oh. That's it. He could feel the sudden give in her antagonism. Well-if I see grandpa and ask about this, you must remember-he's not ...
... and most famous English translation of the The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. As a work of English literature FitzGerald's version of these poems, originally ...