Playthings and Parodies (Classic Reprint)

Playthings and Parodies (Classic Reprint)

by Barry Pain
     
 

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This is not a tale. It is a conversation which I had with a complete stranger. If you ask me why I talked to him, I have no very good reason to give. I would simply tell you to spend three hours of solitude in that same compartment on that same line. You may not know the line; which is neither your loss nor the company's gain. I

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This is not a tale. It is a conversation which I had with a complete stranger. If you ask me why I talked to him, I have no very good reason to give. I would simply tell you to spend three hours of solitude in that same compartment on that same line. You may not know the line; which is neither your loss nor the company's gain. I do, and I had spent three hours alone on it. And at the end of three hours I longed for human converse. I was prepared to talk Persian poetry to an assistant commissioner; I was ready to talk to anyone about anything; I would have talked to a pariah dog; talked kindly, too.

So when the complete stranger got in I began at once. You see, I did not know then that he was an inaccurate young man.

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ISBN-13:
9781331503378
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/16/2015
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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