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Vignettes Of San Francisco

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Author: Almira Bailey
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,241 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.2
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 532
mnybks.net#: 727
Genre: Travel
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the spell of that ten-months-old baby girl if just then the conductor had not called out reproachfully - "Central Avenue - Central Avenue." Then the pepper-and-salt man jumped and looked nervously out and rushed for the door. I, myself, had to walk back two blocks and when I turned at my corner he was still going back to his street.


The Bay on Sunday Morning


Perhaps to go to Fort Mason on a sunny Sunday morning, that beautiful relaxed moment of the whole week, and there to sit with others who have no autos to go gallivanting in, and to sit idly gazing off at the bay. That's not bad. To read a little and doze a bit, but mostly to gaze out to sea and dream.

A big foreign steamer in port, perhaps a Scandinavian boat, inert, enormous, helpless, while the little tugs chatter, around it and finally get hold of it, and tug it slowly around with its nose pointing out to sea. Lumber schooners come in slowly and rhythmically, long and low and clean. The Vallejo boat, looking like a rocki

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