The Main Chanceby Meredith Nicholson, Harrison Fisher (Illustrator)
"[...]complete absorption in the work at hand,-the frequent possession of persons, who, like Saxton, enjoy immunity from visits of the alluring will-o'-the-wisps that beguile geniuses. He was so deeply occupied that he did not mark the flight of time and was surprised when a boy came with a message from Porter that he was ready to go to luncheon.
"Yon mustn't overdo the thing, young man," said the banker amiably, as he closed his desk. "Don't you adopt our Western method of working all the hours there are. I do it now because my neighbors and customers would talk about me if I didn't, and say that I had lost my grip in my old age."
They started up the sloping street, which was intensely hot.
"In my last job I worked twenty hours a day," said Saxton, "and lost money in spite of it."[...]".
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