The Colonnade Volume 13

The Colonnade Volume 13

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...a certain cigar! But it has never looked into the anteroom. It should look; but it does not. For there the Count sits, listening and listening----and waiting. And the fuse he lighted is smouldering nearer and nearer. He listens! He waits! The trained eye of Funk sees it. The trained brush of Funk records it--though perhaps Funk himself is unaware of the secret his picture is revealing. The Count hears the soft laughter of women praising their men that return laden from the pursuit of Great Wealth. The Count hears the clink of gold coin, the crackle of crisp bills. He knows that while men continue to pursue Great Vealth, while women continue to laugh over the glittering, heaped-up spoils of that pursuit, no one will care to trouble about the long, slow fuse; no one will care to look into the dark anteroom where he sits silently--where Bernstorff sits silently---waiting. J. GoRnon GUTHRIE 1 Reprinted from THE COLoNNADE of May, 1916. IN MEMORIAM: HAROLD VICTOR ARNOLD AROLD VICTOR ARNOLD of the Andiron Club was killed in action in the Argonne Forest, in the first week in October, I918, a member of the "Lost Battalion" of the 308th Infantry. A graduate of Jamaica High School, where he had been prominent in student activities, Arnold entered New York University in the fall of 1914; and, during the three years of his college career, with the quiet earnestness and energetic initiative that inspired whatever undertaking had enlisted his interest, he participated in the life of the university campus. He was a reliable, alert student, a successful intercollegiate debater, managing editor of The Medley, secretary and vice president of the Y. M. C. A., and secretary of the Student Organization. But, of all his interests, none was more keen...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932935
  • 9781236932938