Postscripts by O. Henry

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Author Henry, O., 1862-1910
Author of introduction, etc. Stratton, Florence, 1883-1938
LoC No. 23016416
Title Postscripts
Contents Foreword -- The sensitive Colonel Jay -- A matter of loyalty -- Taking no chances -- The other side of it -- Journalistically impossible -- The power of reputation -- The distraction of grief -- A sporting interest -- Had a use for it -- The old landmark -- A personal insult -- Toddlekins -- Reconciliation -- Buying a piano -- Too late -- Nothing to say -- "Goin home fur Christmas" -- Just a little damp -- Her mysterious charm -- Convinced -- His dilemma -- Something for baby -- Some day -- A green hand -- A righteous outburst -- Getting at the facts -- Just for a change -- Too wise -- A fatal error -- Prompt -- The rake-off -- The telegram -- An opportunity declined -- Correcting a great injustice -- A startling demonstration -- Leap year advice -- After supper -- His only opportunity -- Getting acquainted -- Answers to inquiries -- City perils -- Hush money -- Relieved -- No time to lose -- A villainous trick -- A forced march -- Book reviews -- A conditional pardon -- Inconsistency -- Bill Nye -- To a portrait -- A guarded secret -- A pastel -- Jim -- Board and ancestors -- An x-ray fable -- A universal favorite -- Spring -- The sporting editor on culture -- A question of direction -- The old farm -- Willing to compromise -- Ridiculous -- Guessed everything else -- The prisoner of Zembla -- Lucky either way -- The "bad man" -- A slight mistake -- Delayed -- A good story spoiled -- Revenge -- No help for it -- Rileys luck -- "Not so much a tam fool" -- A guess-proof mystery story -- Futility -- The wounded veteran -- Her ruse -- Why conductors are morose -- "Only to lie—" -- The pewee -- The Sunday excursionist -- Decoration Day -- Charge of the white brigade -- An inspiration -- Coming to him -- His pension -- The winner -- Hungry Henry's ruse -- A proof of love -- One consolation -- An unsuccessful experiment -- Superlatives -- By easy stages -- Even worse -- The shock -- The cynic -- Speaking of big winds -- Unknown title -- An original idea -- Calculations -- A valedictory -- Solemn thoughts -- Explaining it -- Her failing -- A disagreement -- An e for a knee -- The unconquerable -- An expensive veracity -- Grounds for uneasiness -- It covers errors -- Recognition -- His doubt -- A cheering thought -- What it was -- Vanity -- Identified -- The apple -- How it started -- Red Conlin's eloquence -- Why he hesitated -- Turkish questions -- Somebody lied -- Marvelous -- The confession of a murderer -- "Get off the earth" -- The stranger's appeal -- The good boy -- The colonel's romance -- A narrow escape -- A years supply -- Eugene Field -- Slightly mixed -- Knew what was needed -- Some ancient news notes -- A sure method.
Credits Produced by Vince Rice
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject American wit and humor
Subject Short stories, American
Subject American fiction -- 19th century
Subject American poetry -- 19th century
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EBook-No. 61734
Release Date
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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