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The Maker of Opportunities

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Author: George Gibbs (Eugene Hastain)
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,048 / 136 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 697
Added to site: 2012.02.01
mnybks.net#: 31274
Excerpt

fastened his nervous gaze upon the distant horizon.

"It's a pleasure to see you capable of self-control. If you can, I should like you to try and tell me how you happened to begin using the name of Geltman."

How had he happened to use the name of Geltman!

"What would you say," continued the Doctor, without awaiting the answer, "if I were to tell you that I was Christopher Columbus and that Captain Weckerly here was Francisco Pizarro or Hernandez Cortes? You'd say we were mistaken, wouldn't you? Of course you would. When you say that you're Geltman and we know you're Fehrenbach----"

"Stop!" roared the unhappy brewer, springing to his feet. "Stop, for the love of Heaven, and let me off this floating madhouse!"

"Calm yourself!"

"Calm myself! Can you not see that the whole thing is a terrible mistake? You have taken me for some one else. Last evening, I tell you, I was knocked down and drugged. Then I was carried to a boat and brought here. Look in my clothes, my handkerc

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