Billy the Kid; A Romantic Story Founded Upon the Play of the Same Name

Billy the Kid; A Romantic Story Founded Upon the Play of the Same Name

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Bud coupled another name with our hero's. "An' to the gentlemanly proprietor of the fBroken Heart'--Mr. Denver." i All drank save Billy and Con. f To himself Billy said: "Drink to him--noP "Then aloud: ul--ah--think there is a fly in my glass." Saying which he threw the liquor in his glass under the table and into "Peanut's" face., "Peanut" choked and sputtered. "Billy, I belave there's an elly-phant in moine," rejoined Con. And he, too, dashed the contents of his glass into the Italian's convulsed if ace. "Peanut," half strangled, still managed to ismother all sound in his neckerchief, at the cost of much suffering. To avoid further dashes of liquor he turned end for end. Not having eyes in that part of his anatomy he was unable to determine his position correctly, and so exposed from under the tablecloth a broad view of his form, his belt and his two big guns. "Well, have some more," said Bud, refilling their glasses. Then he turned and filled th? Iglasses of the others. 1 Billy noticed a peculiar change of bottles and eyed suspiciously the wine in his glass. He decided that it looked rather dark, and made a move to again throw the contents of his glass and his "arsenal" were discovered. Secretly he pointed out to Con the strange and ssuggestive sight. It was plain that it meant treachery; that they were in great danger. Billy made a signal to Con, and both reached-down and extracted a gun from "Peanut's" belt. Billy concealed his acquisition in his boot. At that moment Bud turned to them, but all he saw was Billy and Con quietly regarding the wine irr Con's glass. "Rather dark-looking, eh, Con?" said Billy, Tnth double intent....show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832825
  • 9781236832825