Pacific Monthly Volume 19

Pacific Monthly Volume 19

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...while the claim department paced the room, ruthlessly trampling the roses in the thick carpet. And he was distinctly relieved when the claim department favored him with a wink. "Just wanted to show you how I act when I'm in action. Well, to get on with this. "We are in the midst of an atmosphere Of reform, an era of exposure. The magazines reek with stories of municipal rottenness. The old maids talk graft instead of discussing the best way to cut an applikay waist on the bias with hemstitched rushing. And, Bill, let me impress upon you the fact that the district attorney in this enlightened age who does not start something is persolm 110" grata. with the dear public. Now, to gel? down to hard tacks, take a look at this. 1 call that artistic. Notice the bad grammar and the bad spelling. Doesn't that look to you like an excellent imitation of the outpouring of a once honest man gone wrong and struggling with a conscience!" This is what the president read: "Reverend Holgate._Dear Rev.: W11)' don't you go after the franchise-grabbcrs in this city and let the bakers and buchers 1110117 The bakers and buchers is dirty as you 504 in your sermon last week in their business, but the franchise-grabbers is worse in their'11I know for an absolute fact that five aldermen got $5,000 apiece for letting the Independent Electric Company in. I could pr0vB it only I'd get into trouble myself and I have a deer wife and littel ones. I want you to expose this and I will help when I @811 without having the littel ones starve." "I want to have that copied in a bad hand, on cheap paper, and mailed to the Reverend Doctor Holgate," said the claim department, when the president had...show more

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 644g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875923
  • 9781236875921