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Denny in their arms and stretched him upon a disused roulette table; the bartender appeared with a wet towel and began to bathe his temples. Appleton, dazed by the suddenness of it all, found a stack of gold pieces in his hand and heard O'Neil saying in an every-day tone: "Come to my room, please. I'd like to talk to you."

Dan stood stiff and silent, wholly dazed by the sudden collapse of his fortunes. "I'm not ungrateful for what you've done, Appleton," O'Neil went on. "I intend to pay you well for the help you gave me. You took a chance at the Canon and at Gordon's Crossing. You'll get a check." "I don't want your damned money," the other gulped. "I've drawn my wages." "Nevertheless, I shall pay you well.

Appleton was not a man of much speech, but his words had weight; for he was not only a minister; he came of an old family which had ruled the social destinies of a state, and had alternately controlled and disturbed its politics. On the day of the sensation, in the fiery cloud of which Sally disappeared, Appleton delivered himself of his mind in the matter at a reception given by the President.

Save us," exclaimed Mrs. Reed, "but she was stiff as starched crepe. His father was minister to France. The Brices were in the India trade, and they had money enough to buy the whole of St. Louis." Miss Crane rattled the letter in her hand. She brought forth her reserves. "Yes, and Appleton Brice lost it all, in the panic. And then he died, and left the widow and son without a cent." Mrs.

They were beginning to pay the price of their five weeks' siege. The Brigadier looked at the group. "What of Luffe?" he asked. "Dead, sir," replied Dewes. "A great loss," said Brigadier Appleton solemnly. But he was paying his tribute rather to the class to which Luffe belonged than to the man himself. Luffe was a man of independent views, Brigadier Appleton a soldier clinging to tradition.

Popular magazines, newspapers like The Review, and writers like Eliza Appleton had been largely to blame for the wrong. They had misunderstood the problem and misinterpreted the spirit of commercial progress. But, strangely enough, he felt no bitterness at thought of Eliza. On the contrary, his heart softened in a sort of friendly yearning for her company.

Translated from the German by H.M. Kennedy. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1883. Morris and Skeat's Specimens of Early English. The Vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman. Edited by W.W. Skeat. Oxford, 1886. Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Tyrwhitt's Edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1883. The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Edited by Richard Morris.

On March Twenty-second, Eighteen Hundred Seventy-nine, the precious bundle of manuscript was shipped to D. Appleton and Company, New York, with instructions that if the work was not accepted, to hold subject to the author's order.

A blast heavier than the one which had discouraged Gordon's advance followed his command, and down upon the new-comers rained a deluge which sent them scurrying to cover. Fortunately no one was injured. An hour later the invaders had pitched camp a mile below, and after placing a trusted man on guard Appleton sent his weary men to bed.

She seemed to be an entire stranger to every one, and very much alone, save for the companionship of a maid, by whom she was always attended, except at meal-time. Mr. Appleton was called from the city about ten days after his attention was first called to her, but his friend, Mr.

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