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A Broadway Villon

Auhtor: Arthur Cheney Train

Language: english
Published: 1906

Genres:

short story
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Broadway Villon':

... 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 unclassibles nodded their heads and stamped, while the bartender ...
... house. Beat dat eef you can.. McCartney tossed the dice carelessly upon the board for two fours, oneace and two fives. To the amazement of the ...
... bills. Here, take your money. He handed McCartney six dollars. Kind sirs, good night, remarked McCartney, thrusting the bills into his waistcoat ...
... a buckboard, with last of all a hoodless Victoria. This picturesquely mournful procession of vanished respectability staggered hesitatingly past our hero, ...
... Of all the lights on Broadway none glowed so comfortingly for McCartney as the tip of his cigarette. My prayer is answered, he remarked, softly ...
... You don't. You need it. I don't. He waved aside her thanks. Now go home, and, listen to me, don't take Dan back-he's no good.. The woman hurried ...
... for me to see you.. Who are you. And what do you want to see me about.. My name is Blake. Blake of the 'Daily Dial.' It is a personal matter.. Don't ...
... oil copy of St. John spoke eloquently. I must ask your pardon again, sir, for disturbing you. But a man of your character, as you have no doubt ...
... McCartney. I'm used to going without food. The body can stand suffering better than the mind-and the heart.. Let's try and fix up the body first, ...
... a reporter. I live by my pen, sir, and I write articles on various subjects for the newspapers. I have even written a very modest book. But the ...
... find nothing. My wife got a little better, but little Catherine seemed to grow worse. I pawned my wife's wedding ring, all my clothes but those I ...
... get along on and give Catherine a decent education. I want that girl to grow up into a fine noble woman like her mother. And to think the last time I ...
... at an auction. You took that old sideboard for a debt-yes, a debt at 18 per cent interest. You don't pay a cent of taxes. You sing psalms and wear ...
... have seen in a month.. You're mad. muttered the old man with hoarse fearfulness. Sometimes, but not now. retorted McCartney. I'll hold my evening ...
... crawling existence. What do you know of the spirit. Behind your altar sits a calf of gold. You grovel before it and slip out at the bottom the shekels ...
... twisted into the image of a man a chap born with a silver spoon, with gifts, who tossed them all into the gutter-threw 'a pearl away richer than all ...
... : A Letter To Lord Robert BertieAnonymous Boy is the pen name of Tony Arena, an artist, writer and filmmaker who resides in New York City. ...
... Boy is the pen name of Tony Arena, an artist, writer and filmmaker who resides in New York City. Anonymous Boy is also the title of his self-published ...