Sinners; A Novelization Of Owen Davis's Play

Paperback | January 6, 2012

byD. Torbett

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI Even Joe joined in the general laughter that greeted this sally. Willy was particularly pleased. The mental picture of Joe buried alive in this stagnant little place appealed so strongly to him that he laughed until the tears came. Polly stood looking down at him, fairly rocking with mirth in Mrs. Horton's disprized chair, with a smile of amused tolerance. It was not often that she made such a hit with Willy! Unseen by any of them, a tall lank figure darkened the door which they had left opened behind them. For a moment the man hesitated before coming in. It was only when his grating voice fell on their ears that they were aware of his presence. "An unusual honor for our little village," he said with a sneer. It was Horace Worth. Even Polly showed that she was disconcerted by his arrival. "We just happened to be passing through," explained Joe lamely. But Worth did not even look at him. The only one of the little party whom he condescended to notice at all was Merrick. Hatred and rage sparkled in his hard brown eyes as he met Merrick's unabashed glance. "And you, sir? Did yon also 'just happen to be passing through'?" Nothing could have been more insulting than his manner. "Before I answer your polite questions," retorted Merrick coolly, "I want to know exactly what right you have to put them." "From boyhood, I have been familiar with this house. I have the right to protect it from the presence of people like you!" This short dialogue had given Mary time to recover herself. She had been badly frightened--not for herself, but for her mother; for it was apparent that Horace was in one of his ugliest moods, ripe for the carrying out of all his earlier threats--at his unexpected appearance. "They are going in a moment, Horace," she said pleadingl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI Even Joe joined in the general laughter that greeted this sally. Willy was particularly pleased. The mental pictu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217990193

ISBN - 13:9780217990196

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