The Broadway Anthology (Classic Reprint)

The Broadway Anthology (Classic Reprint)

by Edward L. Bernays
     
 

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Excerpt from The Broadway Anthology

He was a burly Dutch tenor,
And I patiently trailed him in his waking and sleeping hours
That I might not lose a story, -
But his life was commonplace and unimaginative -
Air raids and abdications kept his activities,
(A game of bridge yesterday, a ride to Tarry town),
Out of the papers.
I watchfully

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Excerpt from The Broadway Anthology

He was a burly Dutch tenor,
And I patiently trailed him in his waking and sleeping hours
That I might not lose a story, -
But his life was commonplace and unimaginative -
Air raids and abdications kept his activities,
(A game of bridge yesterday, a ride to Tarry town),
Out of the papers.
I watchfully waited,
Yearning a coup that would place him on the
Musical map.
A coup, such as kissing a Marshal Joffre,
Aeroplaning over the bay,
Diving with Annette Kellerman.
Then for three days I quit the city
To get a simple contralto into the western papers.
Returning I entered my office; the phone jangled.
The burly tenor was tearfully sobbing and moaning over the wire;
Tremor and emotion choked his throat.
This was his ominous message:
A taxicab accident almost had killed him two and one half days ago;
He had escaped with his body and orchid-lined voice -
And not a line in the mornings or evenings!
What could I do about it?
Accidents will happen.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781330723296
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/04/2015
Pages:
74
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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