The Yellow Ticket

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byVictoria Morton

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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. 1914. Excerpt: ... II "VTOU'VE had a bad fright, Marya," said Mar. ger).. "1 think you had better take something." She turned to the waiter. "A little vodka," he suggested. "Oh--no, no--I couldn't--thank you. I have never tasted vodka." "Never tasted vodka!" said the waiter with a skeptical air. Something in his tone and smile caused Marya Varenka to stiffen again perceptibly. He stooped to pick up the parcel which had fallen on the floor, weighing it lightly before he laid it upon the center-table. "The man followed me all the way from the shop," said Marya Varenka. "At first I didn't notice, then--I felt I was being followed." "When a person's once had the experience, he can feel the shadow behind," said the waiter suggestively. Marya looked at him silently. One of her hands tightened on her dress. "Waiter! " said Margery sharply. "Pardon, miss," said the waiter, bowing very low. "Did you turn and stare at the man?" inquired Margery indignantly. "No--I was afraid," said Marya simply. "When I felt him coming closer I simply ran, but he caught up to me and followed me in." "He followed you into the hotel!" repeated the waiter in surprise. "Past the porter at the entrance, and you did not ask for the police?" He looked keenly into her face, and Marya Varenka stared back at him, her breath coming quickly. "Waiter!" said Margery. She thought him unpardonably inquisitive, and she was determined to show him his place. "Pardon, miss," he repeated again, bowing. "I felt interested." "Thank you," said Marya Varenka quickly. She smiled and nodded, as if anxious to conciliate him. "I never thought of stopping for anything," she exclaimed to Margery. "I only thought of getting here quickly." "Of course!" said Margery for the benefit of the waiter, but she also could not help wondering...

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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. 1914. Excerpt: ... II "VTOU'VE had a bad fright, Marya," said Mar. ger).. "1 think you had better take something." She turned to the waiter. "A l...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217292011

ISBN - 13:9780217292016

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