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Short stories to read and discuss pdf

Short stories to read and discuss pdf

Short Stories to Read and Discuss




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Sunny yelled at her back. The police were sent for and there was a considerable fuss, but nothing was found. He didn't say anything about my coming back the next morning, but I came and went to work, very much afraid that I vrould be told I wasn't needed.


short stories to read and discuss pdf

With a quick sigh, she knew the routine was about to start. And since he desired nothing more than a good relationship between his daughter and his second wife, she had made endless attempts to win over her new mother.


short stories to read and discuss pdf

Short Stories to Read and Discuss - Prosset fired questions on him and he fired answers right back.

 

The first letter had come six months before, he did not read it and threw it into the fire. No man ever had less reason for jealousy than Ainsley. His wife was frank as the day, a splendid housekeeper, a very good mother to their two children. He was afraid that some day Dicky would return and take Adela from him. Ainsley did not take the letter when he was at work as his fellow-workers could see him do it. Do Not Waste Your Time So when the working hours were over he went out of the post-office together with his fellow workers, then he returned to take the letter addressed to his wife. As the door of the post-office was locked, he had to get in through a window. When he was getting out of the window the postmaster saw him. He got angry and dismissed Ainsley. So another man was hired and Ainsley became unemployed. Their life became hard; they had to borrow money from their friends. Several months had passed. One afternoon when Ainsley came home he saw the familiar face of Dicky Soames. Dicky Soames said he was delighted to see Ainsley. Ainsley looked at his wife. But he got angry with you because Adela never answered the two letters I wrote to her for him. Then he changed his will and left her money to hospitals. For some time everybody kept silence. Cozzens I met Richards ten or more years ago when I first went down to Cuba. He was a short, sharp-faced, agreeable chap, then about 22. He introduced himself to me on the boat and I was surprised to find that Panamerica Steel was sending us both to the same Richards was from some not very good state university engineering schooP. Being the same age myself, and just out of technical college I saw at once that his knowledge was rather poor. Richards was naturally likable, and I liked him a lot. The firm had a contract for the construction of a private railroad. For Richards and me it was mostly an easy job of inspections and routine paper work. At least it was easy for me. When he asked me to check his figures I found his calculations awful. How much are seven times thirteen? Richards and I were to accompany them around the place. One of the directors, Mr. Prosset was asking a number of questions. I knew the job well enough to answer every sensible question — the sort of question that a trained engineer would be likely to ask. As it was Mr. Prosset was not an engineer and some of his questions put me at a loss. When suddenly Richards spoke up. Prosset, turning in his seat and giving him a sharp look. All the way up Mr. Prosset fired questions on him and he fired answers right back. When we reached the head of the rail, a motor was waiting for Mr. He nodded absent-mindedly to me, shook hands with Richards. Richards, and thank you. What he is going to remember is you and me. I am still working for the Company, still doing a little work for the construction line. I happened to read in a newspaper a few weeks ago that Richards had been made a vice-resident and director of Panamerica Steel when the Prosset group bought the old firm. Hunting for a Job S. McClure I reached Boston late that night and got out at the South Station. I knew no one in Boston except Miss Bennet. She lived in Somerville, and I immediately started out for Somerville. I had only six dollars and their hospitality was of utmost importance to me.

short stories to read and discuss pdf

But the face behind the glass might have been her mirror image. She'd stared at her mother, then stood and gone out to the yard and looked across the green meadow where the pony was going to graze. The two children were delighted to see the shining metal and the funny clock. Why did Ben Price get interested in them? It wasn't very difficult since we were not very keen on art.

The Honest Girl