Martha By-the-Day
210 Pages
English
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210 Pages
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Martha By-the-Day, by Julie M. LippmannThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: Martha By-the-DayAuthor: Julie M. LippmannRelease Date: February 1, 2005 [EBook #14854]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK MARTHA BY-THE-DAY ***Produced by Audrey Longhurst, Mary Meehan and the PG Online Distributed Proofreading Team.MARTHA BY-THE-DAYBy JULIE M. LIPPMANN1912CHAPTER IIf you are one of the favored few, privileged to ride in chaises, you may find the combination of Broadway during theevening rush-hour, in a late November storm, stimulating—you may, that is, provided you have a reliable driver. If,contrariwise, you happen to be of the class whose fate it is to travel in public conveyances (and lucky if you have theprice!) and the car, say, won't stop for you—why—Claire Lang had been standing in the drenching wet at the street-crossing for fully ten minutes. The badgering crowd hadbeen shouldering her one way, pushing her the other, until, being a stranger and not very big, she had become sobewildered that she lost her head completely, and, with the blind impulse of a hen with paresis, darted straight out, inamidst the crush of traffic, with all the chances strong in favor of her being instantly ...

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