Jack and the check book

Paperback | August 24, 2012

byJohn Kendrick Bangs

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Excerpt: ...miller, suavely, "but to tell you the truth," he added, a sudden idea having flashed across his mind, which in the absence of anything else to say in explanation of his conduct seemed as good as any other excuse he could invent, "there is a little matter I'd like to bring to your attention." "Bombs?" asked the Colonel, moving away apprehensively, noticing that the miller had put his hand into his pocket, and fearing that he had, perhaps, encountered a crank who designed to do him harm. "No, indeed," laughed the miller. "Not Pg 124 in such close quarters as this. When I throw a bomb at anybody I shall take care to provide a safety net for myself." "Ha!" ejaculated the Colonel, with a deep sigh of relief. "Book-agent?" "Nothing in it," said the miller. "Work too heavy for the profits. No, sir, I am neither a book-agent nor an anarchist. I am nothing but a poor miller with an ingrowing income, but I have a beautiful daughter who

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Excerpt: ...miller, suavely, "but to tell you the truth," he added, a sudden idea having flashed across his mind, which in the absence of anything else to say in explanation of his conduct seemed as good as any other excuse he could invent, "there is a little matter I'd like to bring to your attention." "Bombs?" asked the Colonel, movi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:August 24, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217495079

ISBN - 13:9780217495073

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