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BRICKDUST ROW

BRICKDUST ROW Blinker was displeased. A man of less culture and poise and wealth would have sworn. But Blinker always…
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THE ASSESSOR OF SUCCESS

Hastings Beauchamp Morley sauntered across Union Square with a pitying look at the hundreds that lolled upon the park benches….
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THE PENDULUM by O. Henry

The Pendulum: When he returned late after his regular nights out, “Sometimes Katy would be asleep; sometimes waiting up, ready to melt in the crucible of her ire a little more gold plating from the wrought steel chains of matrimony.” Dear Katy left unexpectedly for a night to tend to her sick mother. Would John make up for all his neglect when she returned?
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THE TRIMMED LAMP

THE TRIMMED LAMP by O.Henry Of course there are two sides to the question. Let us look at the other….