The Magnificent Mr. Bangs; A Novel

The Magnificent Mr. Bangs; A Novel

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...no, I think not. I presume," he added, with the air of one suggesting a happy explanation, "I presume no one has--ah--been sufficiently interested. It would have been peculiar if they had been, of course." "Hum!... Well, I hope you won't think I am impudent for remindin' you to look out." "Oh, no, indeed. It is very nice of you to take the troubleI like it, really I do." The office of Cabot, Bancroft and Cabot was closed when his train reached Boston, so he went to a hotel and remained there over-night. But he was on hand at the banking office ' early the next morning. In the interval he had time for more reflection and, as a result, he determined not to go to Mr. Barbour with his business. The fear that knowledge of what he was about to do would reach Cousin Gussie's 'ears was strong upon him. Doubtless it was a fact that he had a right to do what he pleased with his own money, but it was also a fact that Cousin Gussie seemed to think he had no such right. Barbour was the Cabot secretary, or assistant secretary, so decidedly it was best not to go to Barbour. It was Minor whom he saw as he entered the banking house and to Minor he divulged his business. Taking from his pocketbook the Tinplate check, he asked if he might have it--ah--broken up, so to speak. "You see," he explained, "I want to get--ah--five thousand dollars." Minor appeared rather puzzled at first, and Mr. Bangs' tangled and nervous explanations did not seem to enlighten him greatly. At last, however, he caught the idea. "I see," he said. "You don't want to deposit and draw 'against it; you want two checks instead of one. One check for five thousand...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973623
  • 9781236973627