The Story of a Bad Boy

The Story of a Bad Boy

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
     
 

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"[...]special good name that Adams) is consul at Shanghai, where I picture him to myself with his head closely shaved-he never had too much hair-and a long pigtail banging down behind. He is married, I hear; and I hope he and she that was Miss Wang Wang are very happy together, sitting cross-legged over their diminutive cups of tea in a skyblue tower hung with bells.

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"[...]special good name that Adams) is consul at Shanghai, where I picture him to myself with his head closely shaved-he never had too much hair-and a long pigtail banging down behind. He is married, I hear; and I hope he and she that was Miss Wang Wang are very happy together, sitting cross-legged over their diminutive cups of tea in a skyblue tower hung with bells. It is so I think of him; to me he is henceforth a jewelled mandarin, talking nothing but broken China. Whitcomb is a judge, sedate and wise, with spectacles balanced on the bridge of that remarkable nose which, in former days, was so plentifully sprinkled with freckles that the boys christened him Pepper Whitcomb. Just to think of little Pepper Whitcomb being a judge! What would he do to me now, I wonder, if I were to sing out "Pepper!" some day in court? Fred Langdon is in California, in the[...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781517122065
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
08/29/2015
Pages:
84
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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