The Further Adventures Of Quincy Adams Sawyer And Mason Corner Folks; A Novel

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byCharles Felton Pidgin

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...told the truth, didn't he, Strout?" "Look here, Mr. Hiram Maxwell, I want you to understand that if we are to continue together as partners in this 'ere grocery business, there must be mutual respect atween us." "Wall," said Hiram, " I s'pose you mean by that, that ef I ain't what you consider respec'ful to you, you'll get out and leave me the business. You see, Obadiah, it's not for you or me to say who'll stay in--that's for the trustees. So, I wouldn't lay down the law too fine, Obadiah." "Wall, I hoped," said Strout, "that when that Sawyer married 'Zeke Pettingill's sister and left this town that we'd be able to have a little peace round here and run things our own way. Course, I don't want any man to get drowned, but it wasn't my fault that the ship he was on ran into another. He was allus runnin' into somethin' that didn't concern him. But bein' he's gone, and no blame can be laid at my door, I thought we'd heard the last of him, but since he's died the air's fuller of Sawyer than it was afore. It makes me sick the way everybody tumbles over themselves to make of that boy of his'n. I don't think there's much to him." "He's got a big head, an' he's a mighty bright little fellow," said Hiram. "Wall, then he resembles his father in one respect--he had a big head." "I'm surprised, Obadiah, to hear you talk the way you do. I ain't forgot that meetin' in the Town Hall where you got up and owned up that he was 'bout right, and thet you'd been mean as dirt, but he shook hands with you, and forgave you like a gentleman as he was, and I thought you were good friends." "I'm good friends with anybody that keeps out of my way," said Strout. "But that Sawyer was like that malary that the boys got off to war. It gets into your blood and you can't...

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...told the truth, didn't he, Strout?" "Look here, Mr. Hiram Maxwell, I want you to understand that if we are to c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217295991

ISBN - 13:9780217295994

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