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The International Socialist Review (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R861
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The International Socialist Review (Volume 2) (Paperback): Algie Martin Simons

The International Socialist Review (Volume 2) (Paperback)

Algie Martin Simons

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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.1901 Excerpt: ... THE CHARITY QIRL. By Caroline H. Pemberton, Author of "Stephen, the Black," "Your Little Brother James," Etc. CHAPTER XX. The donation of food and dainties from the North was long on the way. In the meantime, the quality of the army ration had improved. Good food began to be plentiful, but to Julian, good food now suddenly ceased to be the object of such pitiful, heartfelt concern. Since the moment when he beheld the Drygoods Qerk dipping into his can of spoilt beef and fresh maggots, the business of eating had become horridly distasteful, and a matter of the very least importance. The Drygoods Clerk was observed to be growing daily worse, but he still contrived to make himself a person of exceedingly great unpopularity. His discourses on the excellence of the army ration and the paternal care vouchsafed to the American soldier by his government, produced symptoms of immediate nausea; every group promptly broke up when his gaunt spectral figure appeared with finger raised and hollow eyes burning in fierce invective against the babyishness of the pampered volunteer. There were indeed times when he stood in danger of personal violence, but on such occasions, he was found to be under the protection of Julian, whose tent he shared, and whose good humor in listening to a crank's illogical rhapsodies was accepted as an example of heroic patience--Julian himself being regarded somewhat as a leader among them. It was observed that the Patriot Clerk was becoming more incoherent as his strength waned. Finally in a mood of strange ecstacy, he announced that he had the camp fever and was going to the Division Hospital. Possibly the reputation of this hospital was exaggerated by imperfect knowledge, but it was whispered that even the surgeon of the regiment had broadly ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Algie Martin Simons
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 370
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-80344-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-80344-9
Barcode: 9781235803444

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