The Record Class of Volume 1891

The Record Class of Volume 1891

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...and extort their well-earned gold. Anyway, his suggestion wasn't accepted. "We couldn't afford it," we said. "Fat" had stirred the smoldering embers of diablerie in our individual constitutions, though, for all our bluff refusal, and as deviltry, like murder, will out, it was only a matter of time before the fire was in full blast. Harry Smith began to think. He used to retire to secluded nooks to think, and it is believed that he even ignored his studies to think. McMichael noticed this, and, being of a generous nature, he ignored his studies, too, in order to keep Smith company. But McMichael didn't think. He never thought. Finally, Harry's meditations evolved themselves into an idea, and then we heard all about it. Harry called a meeting, took the chair, and proceeded to interpret his impressions. An inexpensive racket club, "just frizzled beef and that sort of thing," said he, and everybody seemed to like the notion. It was understood that there were to be no Ashhurst embellishments. We were all inexperienced in the ways of fast life anyway, with the exception of Jim Starr and Freddy Meigs, who had been rivals for first place ever since College opened. Harry talked to us for about an hour, at the end of which time he had thoroughly expounded his views, and we knew no more about his subject than he did himself. We certainly couldn't have known less. A long discussion followed, and then we decided to select a name. There was no dearth of titles. McMichael's individual fund was something enormous. But " Freddy " objected to all of Clayte's suggestions on the ground that they were awkward and imperfect. In justice to Clayte, though, I must say that his titles were the profits of much deliberation and a...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123657110X
  • 9781236571106