The Golightlys, Father And Son

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byLaurence North

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII CONVERGENCE UTT seems," said Rheingold, in council with the JL Triumvirate, "that we're justified of our existence at last." Before him lay a torn slip of an Exchange telegraphic message. "Yes," said Stingo. "Golightly's is feeling a draught." Punchie rose and went over to the tape instrument deliberately clicking out its story of the moment. "Hullo, here's some more of the meeting. By Jove, there's been a regular row! Golightly's had a bad heckling. They're wanting to put in extra direotors. Here's one silly ass of a shareholder calling on the old man to resign. That's absurd, of course, but it'll give his pride a horrid knock. And here's another saying nasty things about the Beacon and Stepney." The others came over to the tape and watched while the conclusion of the story was spelt out letter by letter. As usual, the storm had subsided in the end, and it appeared that the report was adopted, but not by any means unanimously. "Proxies," said Rheingold. "No doubt," said Stingo. "Well, this is a decided shake for G." "Naturally," said Hay, "we shall not gloat. The Torch will give a most temperate, even obsgurantist, account of the proceedings." "This," said Rheingold, tapping the tape, "is the writing on the wall." "I happen to know," said Stingo, "that Golightly's commitments are heavier than is generally supposed. Outside ventures have hastened this crisis. I believe he would listen to overtures." Rheingold shook his head. "Too soon," he said. "He's a proud, pig-headed man." "With us," said Hay, " the concern has still a future. It would be well to get hold of it before things go farther. Another year or so of our active hostility, and it's not worth looking at. And everybody over yonder isn't pig-headed. Other people will save themselves, ...

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII CONVERGENCE UTT seems," said Rheingold, in council with the JL Triumvirate, "that we're justified of our existenc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021758568X

ISBN - 13:9780217585682

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