The Man who Found Himself (Uncle Simon)

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John Lane Company, 1920 - Всего страниц: 243
 

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Стр. 245 - I swear by Almighty God that the evidence I shall give shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Стр. 215 - Vernon . . . With your energy, Vernon . . ." It struck me that Mr Phillimore was a man to avoid. He felt himself betrayed and looked as though, now, blindly, he would betray us all. One morning he arrived at the office a little late. His hat was on the back of his head and he had a spectacle-case in his hand. It had a spring in the lid which made it go "Pop" when he closed it. "Pop," said Mr Phillimore, snapping the spectacle-case at me.
Стр. 14 - Simon closed the case with the care and precision that marked all his actions, finished 13 dressing, and looked out of the window to see what sort of day it was.
Стр. 198 - ... acres of rape; his rape was in the back side of his mow field, in a rough, wet place that he could not get ready until June 20, but it was good land, and he put all the manure on it that he could get. He used 3 to 4 pounds of seed to the acre ; 1 pound would have done as well, or 20 pounds would have done no harm ; it would have been better, perhaps, if he had sown in drills and cultivated twice.
Стр. 240 - It was the only thing he could think of to say. Then, when out of hearing, he too laughed.
Стр. 116 - I'll be here, and, meanwhile, keep an eye on him." " Oh, I'll keep an eye on him,
Стр. 168 - The unfortunate young man, who had fooled so long with girls, had met the girl who had been waiting for him since the beginning of the world. There is always that; she may be blowsy, she may be plain, or lovely like Cerise — she is Fate. " And here is the big gentleman's card," said Madame, taking a visiting card from her desk, then another and another.

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