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By Clemens Meyer

A guy bets all he has on a horserace to pay for a dear operation for his puppy. a tender refugee desires to field her approach instantly off the boat to the head of the game. outdated buddies speak all evening after assembly up accidentally. She imagines their destiny together... tales approximately those who have misplaced out in lifestyles and in love, and approximately their hopes for one quite huge win, the opportunity to make whatever in their lives. In silent residences, desolate warehouses, prisons and down through the river, Meyer moves the tone of our harsh instances, and reveals the grace notes, the intense lighting fixtures shining at nighttime.

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A guy bets all he has on a horserace to pay for a dear operation for his puppy. a tender refugee desires to field her approach immediately off the boat to the head of the game. previous neighbors speak all evening after assembly up by accident. She imagines their destiny jointly. .. tales approximately those that have misplaced out in lifestyles and in love, and approximately their hopes for one rather substantial win, the opportunity to make whatever in their lives.

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He had not the heart to seek another shop, for he knew that what would be known at one would be equally well known at all the rest. The hardest thing that he had to bear was the knowledge that he had shut himself out of all the chances that he now desired. ” It was too true. He had not known then what would come. He had never dreamed that anything so terrible THE SPORT OF THE GODS 39 could overtake him. Even in his straits, however, desper­ ation gave him a certain pluck. He would try for some­ thing else for which his own tongue had not disqualified him.

Tell us who has got the money if he hasn’t? Tell us where on earth the nigger got the money he’s been putting in the bank? Doubt? ” 32 Paul Laurence Dunbar “Certainly, certainly,” said the Colonel,“but I thought, of course, he might have saved it. ” “Yes, but they are in some sort of business. This man makes only thirty dollars a month. ” The Colonel saw, or said he did. And he did not an­ swer what he might have answered, that Berry had no rent and no board to pay. His clothes came from his master, and Kitty and Fannie looked to their mistress for the larger number of their supplies.

They raised the lid. The cabinet contained two compartments, one for letters and a smaller one for jewels and trinkets. ” The detective examined the room carefully, its ap­ proaches, and the hall-ways without. He paused know­ ingly at a window that overlooked the flat top of a porch. The younger man hesitated and put his hand to his head. ” “Uh huh! ” Frank’s face was really very white now. The detective nodded again. “I think I have a clue,” he said simply. ” “But I shall be gone,” said Frank. ” The artist gave a sigh of relief.

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