Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Billy Baxter's Letters

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,493 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,611
mnybks.net#: 4174
Excerpt

n did a horse get an arm? They have got me winging. I can't follow them at all.

But to return to last night. When Johnny threw that thing at me about champing the bit, it was all off to Buffalo with little Will. I went out of business right there.

When I got up this morning I had to ask the bellboy what hotel I was in. I'll see the fellows to-night, and they'll all tell me how dirty my face was, and what I called so and so, and make me feel as bad as they possibly can. It's a wonder a fellow doesn't get used to that, but I never do; I feel meaner each time. Guess I'll take the veil.

Don't fail to come down Saturday. Several of us are going yachting on the Ohio River. It will be lovely billiards.

Yours as ever,

Billy.

P. S.--Do you know anything about that George's place?

Horse Sense

Sometimes you eat too much, sometimes you drink too much, and sometimes you do both. In any event, you feel like the very old scratch the next morning. Too much liquor overhe

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Jeff Gunhus
In an effort to get his very reluctant 11-year old son to get interested in reading Jeff Gunhus wrote his first book, Jack Templar Monster Hunter. Since then, Gunhus has become a bestselling author of thriller and horror novels for adults and the middle grade/YA series, The Templar Chronicles. As our Author of the Day, Gunhus talks about his novel, Killer Pursuit, shares how he juggles writing with being a father of five and reveals why he creates quiet moments in his books.
Read full interview...