When love flies out o' the window by Leonard MerrickWhen love flies out o' the window by Leonard Merrick

When love flies out o' the window

byLeonard Merrick

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX The Montjou couple proved less patient than had been predicted. A few days later the man entered Meenie's room and demanded the sum due to him. She could not understand many of his words, but his voice and gestures were significant enough, as he slapped the bill and shouted at her. Conjecturing that the blonde was in bed and that she spoke a little French, Meenie ran downstairs and beat at her door, Montjou following excitedly. "They want their money, he's making a row," she explained. "I can't talk to him. Tell him they shall have it as soon as I get it; tell him it's not my fault!" The blonde appeared on the landing in her ulster. Her French was weak, but her tone was vigorous; she put her arms akimbo. "What's all this?" she exclaimed. "What are you bullying the girl for? Don't try these games on here--they don't go down. When she's paid she'll pay you. You've got to wait!" "Wait?" He flourished the bill again. "Is it reasonable that we should board and lodge her for nothing? That cannot be! We have been patient, we have waited too long--we are not to be swindled! Mad'moiselle has been receiving a salary ever since she arrived, and she eats and drinks, and pays nothing." "Are you trying to kid me? Mad'moiselle has not received her salary--she hasn't had a sou--and you know very well she hasn't. If you want your money, tell your pals at the show to part--then you'll be all right." "I have nothing to do with the show; I have nothing to do with the affairs of mad'moiselle. Here is the bill. I want my money." "She hasn't got any." "Then I keep her here no more! You understand?" He turned to Meenie: "You must go. I keep your box, and you go. I give you two more days; if you have not paid in two days it is finished!" "What does he say?" said Meenie...

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Title:When love flies out o' the windowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021790565X

ISBN - 13:9780217905657

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