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«Ils passèrent dans los angeles gondole, et ce fut de nouveau le même enchantement : los angeles coque légère et le balancement soudain quand on monte, et l'équilibre des corps dans l'intimité noire une première fois puis une seconde, quand le gondolière se mit à godiller, en faisant se coucher los angeles gondole un peu sur le côté, pour mieux los angeles tenir en main.- Voilà, dit los angeles jeune fille. Nous sommes chez nous maintenant et je t'aime. Embrasse-moi et mets-y tout ton amour. Le colonel l. a. tint serrée et l. a. tête rejetée en arrière ; il l'embrassa jusqu'à ce que le baiser n'eût plus qu'un goût de désespoir.»

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25 everybody should have 舖em. I took Pettit to the red-brick house which was to appear in an article entitled 舠Literary Landmarks of Old New York,舡 some day when we got through with it. He engaged a room there, drawing on the general store for his expenses. I showed New York to him, and he did not mention how much narrower Broadway is than Lee Avenue in Hosea. This seemed a good sign, so I put the final test. 舠Suppose you try your hand at a descriptive article,舡 I suggested, 舠giving your impressions of New York as seen from the Brooklyn Bridge.

F 舠Old Hoss,舡 said he, with a new smile flickering around his mouth, 舠I believe I could write that story to-night舒the one, you know, that is to win out. I can feel it. 舡 I pushed him out of my door. 舠Go to your room and write it,舡 I ordered. 舠Else I can see your finish. I told you this must come first. Write it tonight and put it under my door when it is done. 舡 I was reading my bullyg old pal Montaigne9 at two o舖clock when I heard the sheets rustle under my door. I gathered them up and read the story.

Givens puffed at his cigarette, but he reached leisurely for his pistol-belt, which lay on the grass, and twirled the cylinder of his weapon tentatively. A great gar plunged with a loud splash into the water hole. A little brown rabbit skipped around a bunch of catclaw and sat twitching his whiskers and looking humorously at Givens. The pony went on eating grass. It is well to be reasonably watchful when a Mexican lion sings soprano along the arroyosl at sundown.

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