One Hundred Choice Selections Volume 21

One Hundred Choice Selections Volume 21

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ..."Hey?" in a very imperative tone, every time he got in the middle of a hard word, cocked his irascible head on one side as he saw this smile, and after listening intently to dead silence for a minute, suddenly broke out with such an emphatic, impatient, "Hey?" that everybody in the car started up and shouted, nervously and ungrammatically: "I didn't say nothing!" with the exception of the woman with the blue veil, who said: "I said nothing." The fat old gentleman was a little annoyed and startled by such a chorus of responses, and fixing his gaze still more intently upon the thin man, said defiantly; " Wha' say?" "I-I-I-I w-w-wuh-wuh-wasn'-wasn'--I wasn' s--s-sp--speak--" "Hey?" roared the fat man. "He wa'n't sayin' nauthin'," shouted the big rough man, nodding friendly encouragement to the thin man; "he hain't opened his mouth!" "Soap in the South?" queried the fat old gentleman, impatiently. " Vha' for?" "Mouth, mouth," explained the precise woman, with impressive nicety. "He said 'opened his mouth.' The gentleman, seated directly opposite you was--" "Offers to chew what?" cried the fat old gentleman, in amazement. "Sir," said the precise woman, "I made no reference whatever to chewing. You certainly misunderstood me." The thin man took courage from so many reinforce ments, and broke in: "I-I-I-I d-d-d-dud-d-u-d-d-u-d%lon't don't--I don't chch-ch--" "Hey?" shouted the fat gentleman. "He don't more

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  • English
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