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Bennett Malin (Paperback): Elsie Singmaster
Bennett Malin (Paperback): Elsie Singmaster

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Elsie Singmaster

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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. 1922. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVIII ARTHUR BEGINS TO SEE THE WORLD Dtjeing his Sophomore year Arthur reported the Harvard news for the "Post," and did in addition some other reporting. A mild regard for him had been created in the breast of Mr. Danielli, partly by his willingness to do what he was told, and partly by the interest of Miss Gleason and Daron. His contributions were sometimes published in a reduced state and sometimes returned with tart comment. He was the only employee who was honored by criticism. In the spring, as the ship St. Patrick was coming into the harbor, a stowaway showed himself to a member of the crew. The vessel was bound from Yokohama to Boston and he had come aboard at Port Said. He believed that now he was in sight of peace and fortune. The sailor shattered his dreams by telling him that it would be impossible for him to be landed, and that he would have to return in the ship in which he had come. That night while the St. Patrick lay at anchor off quarantine, Isaac slipped off his shoes and stole undetected from his hiding-place in the coal bunker to the deck. That his intention was not suicide was shown by his taking from the rack a life-preserver. He had asked the sailor the distance to the shore and he now dropped overboard. In the morning his shoes were found, the life-preserver was missed, and the ship was searched in vain. In the afternoon his body was washed against a wharf, seen by longshoremen, and drawn out. The life-preserver had kept him afloat, but he had been dead for hours. Arthur was directed to make a story of this incident and wrote far more than the number of words assigned. He laid on sentiment with a somewhat thick brush and closed with an irresistible allusion to the Port of Missing Men, but Mr. Danielli published his articl...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Elsie Singmaster
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-54307-4
Barcode: 9781150543074
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-54307-8

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