Waifs and Strays

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Author: O. Henry (William Sidney Porter)
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,025 / 82 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,842
mnybks.net#: 3468
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Red Roses of Tonia
Round The Circle
The Rubber Plant's Story
Out of Nazareth
Confessions of a Humorist
The Sparrows in Madison Square
Hearts and Hands
The Cactus
The Detective Detector
The Dog and the Playlet
A Little Talk About Mobs
The Snow Man

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eing three seasons passed into oblivion.

"Put on your old hat and come, Tonia," they urged.

"For Easter Sunday?" she answered. "I'll die first." And wept again.

The hats of the fortunate ones were curved and twisted into the style of spring's latest proclamation.

A strange being rode out of the brush among them, and there sat his horse languidly. He was stained and disfigured with the green of the grass and the limestone of rocky roads.

"Hallo, Pearson," said Daddy Weaver. "Look like you've been breaking a mustang. What's that you've got tied to your saddle--a pig in a poke?"

"Oh, come on, Tonia, if you're going," said Betty Rogers. "We mustn't wait any longer. We've saved a seat in the buckboard for you. Never mind the hat. That lovely muslin you've got on looks sweet enough with any old hat."

Pearson was slowly untying the queer thing on his saddle. Tonia looked at him with a sudden hope. Pearson was a man who created hope. He got the thing loose and handed i

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