Harper's; (1897-1898) Volume 96

Harper's; (1897-1898) Volume 96

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...the other half several hundred members were bunched and jammed together as solidly as the bristles in a brush; and they also 'were waiting and expecting. Presently the Chair delivered this utterance: " Dr. Lecher has the floor.." Then burst out such another wild and frantic and deafening clamor as has not been heard on this planet since the last time the Comanclies surprised a whltfi settlement at midnight. Yells from the Left, counter-yells from the Right, PX' plosions of yells from all sides at once, and all the air sawed and pawed and clawed and cloven by a writhing confu-sion of gesturing arms and hands. Out of the midst of this thunder and turmoil and tempest rose Dr. Leclier, serene and collected, and the providential Iengtli-of him enabled his head to show out above it. He began his twelve--hour Slleecl" At any rate, his lips could be seen_ to move, and that was evidence. On llI_El' sat the President imploriiig oI_'de1', "'1ll' his long hands put together as In l"'aYe"i and his lips visibly but not lieai'abl_y speaking. At intervals he g1'fl5Ped ills bell and swung it up and down W"-ll vigor, adding its keen clamor to the storm weltering there below. _ Dr. Leclier went on with his pantomllllfi speech, contented, untroubled. H9-P6 "1 there and now and then powerful '01!95 burst above the din, and delivered in ejaculation that was heard. T119" he din ceased for a moment or two, and gm? opportunity to hear what the Chair m1g_11 answer; then the noise broke out ag"_"" Apparently the President was belng charged with all sorts of illegal exercislefi of power in the interest of the R1glll'(l;t'1e government side): among these, 'W1 '...show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 767g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817303
  • 9781236817303