One Hundred Choice Selections Volume 39
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: ... pay no fee till aftah I gits married." De pahson looked kin' 0' queer. " How's dat? " he say. " You gwine ter git married too? " Tom was a grinnin', an' he p'int at Mandy an' say proud like, " Yes, sah, I is gwine ter marry dis lady ter-morrow night." De pahson riz yup his han's wid horror. " What dat you say, man? How air you gwine ter marry dis 'oman when I jes' martied huh ter dis heah manIP " Den dey 'splained how dey was only rehussin' an' how Mr. Ringgold was a takin' T om's place an' showin' him de way ter behave. De pahson mos' drapped dade wid dc heart failure 'case bein' so deef he hadn't undahstood when dey 'splained it de fust time, an' he thought dey reely wanted ter git married. An' so he had read every one ob dem words out'n dc book. An' dey was husbing an' wife in eamest. Well! Dere was de mos' awfullest times. Bof de bridegrooms dun forgot der respect foh de ministry; dey rushed at de pahson, an' dey mos' killed de po' man. Mandy she giv' de mos' piercines' screech dat evah was heerd an' drapped right down in de flo', white satting dress an' all. An' while de women was tryin' ter bring huh to, an' de men was tryin' ter save de pahson's life, Mr. Gawge Washin'ton Ringgold's sweetheart went off in de chu'chyard an' had a fit, all ter huhself, quiet like among de tombs. An' yo' couldn't blame de po' girl 'case it is a awful thing ter see yoh po' innercent sweetheart a gittin' married ter anothah woman an' him not a knowin' what he was doin'. Aftah dey got a little mo' calmed down dey sent foh de squiah from de big house. But he say dat dere wasn't nuffin' he could do, 'case it was de truf dat when yo' heerd dose words read out'n dat 'Pisc'alian book, yoh was married even...
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