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The Atlantic Monthly Volume 45 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,362 Discovery Miles 13 620
The Atlantic Monthly Volume 45 (Paperback): United States Congress Senate, John Davis Batchelder Collection
The Atlantic Monthly Volume 45 (Paperback): United States Congress Senate, John Davis Batchelder Collection

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The Atlantic Monthly Volume 45 (Paperback)

United States Congress Senate, John Davis Batchelder Collection

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...red stains on his overalls, which he did. He had tightened the hoops on a salt-pork barrel for Mr. Shackford several days pre vious; the red paint on the head of the barrel was fresh, and had come off on his clothes. Dr. Weld examined the spots under a microscope, and pronounced them paint. It was manifest that Mr. Taggett meant to go to the bottom of things. The bar-room of the Stillwater hotel was a centre of interest these nights; not only the bar-room proper, but the adjoining apartment, where the more exclusive guests took their seltzer-water and looked over the metropolitan newspapers. Twice a week a social club met here, having among its members Mr. Craggie, the postmaster, who was supposed to have a great political future, Mr. Pinkham, Lawyer Perkins, Mr. Whidden, and other respectable persons. The room was at all times in some sense private, with a separate entrance from the street, though another door, which usually stood open, connected it with the main saloon. In this was a long mahogany counter, one section of which was covered with a sheet of zinc perforated like a sieve, and kept constantly bright by restless caravans of lager-beer glasses. Directly behind that end of the counter stood a Gothic brassmounted beer-pump, at whose faucets Mr. Snelling, the landlord, flooded you five or six mugs in the twinkling of an eye, and raised the vague expectation that he was about to grind out some popular operatic air. At the left of the pump stretched a narrow mirror, reflecting the gayly-colored wine-glasses and decanters which stood on each other's shoulders, and held up lemons, and performed various acrobatic feats on a shelf in front of it. The fourth night after the funeral of Mr. Shackford, a dismal southeast storm caused an...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States Congress Senate • John Davis Batchelder Collection
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 28mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 540
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-11420-6
Barcode: 9781234114206
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > General
LSN: 1-234-11420-8

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