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From One Generation to Another

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Author: Arnold Bennett
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,107 / 12 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 724
Added to site: 2010.01.10
mnybks.net#: 26260
Genres: Short Story, Humor
Excerpt

owt! And it isna'."

"I don't think Maud will race me all over the town with a besom," Harold remarked reflectively.

"There's worse things nor that," said Dan. "Look thee here. Get oot o' th' house for a hour; go to th' Conservative Club, and then come back. Dost understand?"

"But what----"

"Hook it, lad!" said Dan curtly.

And just as Harold was leaving the room, like a schoolboy, he called him in again.

"I havena' told thee, Harold, as I'm subject to attacks. I'm getting up in years. I go off, like. It isna' fits; but I go off. And if it should happen while I'm here, dunna' be alarmed."

"What are we to do?"

"Do nothing . I come round in a minute or two. Whatever ye do, dunna give me brandy. It might kill me--so th' doctor says. I'm only telling thee, in case."

"Well, I hope you won't have an attack," said Harold.

"It's a hundred to one I dunna'," said Dan. And Harold departed.

Soon afterward Uncle Dan wandered into a kitchen ful

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2010.05.05
Steve Peters
****.

A short story with a twist or two of good advice for the recently married; or for those that are about to take the matrimonial plunge.


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