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197591080X
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Andiron Tales

Andiron Tales

by John Kendrick Bangs

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Book Excerpt: my lunch will do." Then the waiter standing by In the usual way Asked him: 'Won't you also try Our hot mince today?'""I don't want to interrupt," said Tom, "but it seems to me that man must have been awful rich.""No, he wasn't," returned Lefty. "He was going to eat the dinner, you know, and then die without paying for it. He wasn't a very good man."[Illustration: "AND THEN DIE WITHOUT PAYING FOR IT."]"No," remarked the story-teller. "But he was a very hungry man, in which respect he was just like the Giant I am trying to tell you about. And my, how the Giant roared with glee when he caught sight of Ebenezer."'Good!' he cried, 'that's just what I wanted for my lunch. A nice fat boy.'"Then he reached down," said the Righthandiron, "and grabbed Ebenezer by the arm, and was about to eat him just as he would a piece of asparagus, when Lefty here cried out:"'Avast there, Skihigh! That isn't a nice fat boy. That is only a miserable Weasel.'"'Pah!' saidRead More


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ISBN-13: 9781975910808
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/02/2017
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

John Kendrick Bangs (1862 - 1922) was an American author, humorist, editor and satirist. He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs. He went to Columbia College from 1880 to 1883 where he became editor of Columbia's literary magazine, Acta Columbia and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. After graduation in 1883 with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in Political Science, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of Life under Edward S. Martin. Bangs contributed many articles and poems to the magazine between 1884 and 1888. During this period, Bangs published his first books

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