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Ruggles of Red Gap (The Collected Works of Harry Leon Wilson)
Harry Leon Wilson
by Classic Publishers .
Written in English
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And outside the windows gay Paris laughed and sang in the dance, everunheeding my plight! A lot of the laughs were character driven, but there were also a few physical gags that I thought played almost like they were pulled straight from a silent film. Effie they were, though I could detect muffled retorts from the other. As we reached our own floor, one of them still seeming to support me on either side, they began loud and excited admonitions to me to be still, to come along as quickly as possible, to stop singing, and not to shoot.
The scene was wild beyond description, where quite almost anything might be expected to happen, though I was a bit reassured by the presence of a number of persons of both sexes who appeared to make little of the dangers by which we were surrounded. I was feeling especially fit, but I knew that I ought to play in character, as one might say. Belknap-Jackson back in the New York wilderness, whereat they both lost interest in the high-behind and greatly embarrassed me with their congratulations upon this lesser matter. Effie summoned me when she had dressed for dinner, to say: "We are sailing for home the day after to-morrow.
Belknap-Jackson was now painfully rubbing his right eye, which was not what he should have done, and I said as much. His dress waistcoats, it is true, no longer permit theinhalation of anything like a full breath, and his collars clasp tooclosely. Effie without a tremor--to face her, of course, as one overtaken by a weakness for spirits. The story of "Robinson Crusoe" is one in which many interesting facts are conveyed regarding life upon remote islands where there are practically no modern conveniences and one is put to all sorts of crude makeshifts, but for me the narrative contains too little dialogue. In truth, Red Gap, where my interests largely confine me, is a town of impossible persons. There were doors opened, blinds pushed aside, faces--that sort of thing.
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She was dressed in a blue print gown that suited her no end, the sleeves turned back over her capable arms; her brown hair was arranged with scrupulous neatness, her face was pleasantly flushed from her agricultural labours, and her blue eyes flashed a friendly welcome and a pleased acknowledgment of the compliments I made her on the garden.
Belknap-Jacksons to prolong it Ruggles of Red Gap book, and in fact to identify myself to an extent with your social life.
Billy, shake hands with my friend Colonel Ruggles. Some moments the sinister chorus continued, then a door sharply opened and I heard my own name cried out by Mrs.
Effie, her Ruggles of Red Gap book narrowed in calculation. I could not help contrasting his boisterousness with the fine reserve which, for example, the Honourable George would have maintained under these circumstances.
The cabman also became excited and shouted his utmost, apparently in the way of encouragement. He has a real genius for leadership, Charles has, but I know he often finds it so discouraging, getting people to Ruggles of Red Gap book their places.
A mere disagreement between two gentlemen, generous, hot-tempered chaps, followed by mutual apologies. Surest thing you know. Such I have found to be the way of human nature.
The Honourable George at a crisis of this sort invariably spoke ofentering trade, and had actually talked of selling motor-cars,pointing out to me that even certain rulers of Europe had franklyentered this trade as agents. A long time we were detained by customs officials who seemed rather overwhelmed by the gowns and millinery of Mrs.
Strong in my conviction that he would not have been able toresist lobster, I made ready his hot foot-bath with its solution ofbrine-crystals and put the absorbent fruit-lozenges close by, togetherwith his sleeping-suit, his bed-cap, and his knitted night-socks. Before we had been out many hours they became so mingled that, having crossed the Channel many times, I could no longer pretend to ignore their true nature.
Cousin Egbert came to me in a little while and laughed heartily at my fear that anything legal would be done. Would love it if you could find even one example of me saying this. I mean to say, I suddenly felt a bit of temper myself, though to be sure retaining my control.
It is only fair to say, however, that toward the end of my long and interesting illness I had quite broken his spirit and brought him to be as attentive as even I could wish. I guess he'll be a little put out at our having you, but there's no harm letting him see I'm to be reckoned with.
Wouldn't start. There were loud cries of alarm from all, including the woodsman himself, who had kept the craft upright, and in these Mr. Some ten days before, walking alone at the edge of town one calm afternoon, where I might commune with Nature, of which I have always been fond, I noted an humble vine-clad cot, in the kitchen garden of which there toiled a youngish, neat-figured woman whom I at once recognized as a person who did occasional charring for the Flouds on the occasion of their dinners or receptions.
I mean to say, they were people who couldperhaps matter in their own wilds, but they would never do with us. An unusual note in her voice caused me to listen more attentively. Wrongdoing is surely never so objectionable as when it is indulged in by common people and talked about in ordinary language, and the language of this play is not stage language at all.
His belongings I had carried were widely disseminated. So far as hiding one's intentions, it's a most rottenly immoral game. Strolling up a woodland path, I discovered a tent pitched among the trees, before it a smouldering campfire, over which a cooking-pot hung. The people celebrating it, particularly the ones who work in media, are trash human beings, not to mention completely unself-aware morons.
Awfully good heart the poor old dear has, but--well, I don't see why I shouldn't tell you the exact truth in plain words--you'd find it out soon enough. Thoroughly maddened by this thought, and being now safely beyond close observers, I turned upon the animal to give it a Ruggles of Red Gap book drubbing with my stick, but it drew quickly off, as if divining my intention, and when I hurled the stick at it, retrieved it, and brought it to me quite as if it forgave my hostility.
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