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Cape Cod Stories

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Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,025 / 159 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,050
mnybks.net#: 4409
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unces out of that room like a hurricane. And it was still as could be for a minute, and then two or three of the girls begun to squeal and giggle behind their handkerchiefs.

Jonadab and me went away, too. We didn't flounce any to speak of. I guess a "sneak" would come nearer to telling how we quit. I see the cap'n heading for the stairs and I fell into his wake. Nobody said good-night, and we didn't wait to give 'em a chance.

'Course we knew we'd put our foot in it somewheres, but we didn't see just how. Even then we wa'n't really onto Phil's game. You see, when a green city chap comes to the Old Home House--and the land knows there's freaks enough do come--we always try to make things pleasant for him, and the last thing we'd think of was making him a show afore folks. So we couldn't b'lieve even now 'twas done a-purpose. But we was suspicious, a little.

"Barzilla," says Jonadab, getting ready to turn in, "'tain't possible that that feller with the sprained last name is having fun with us, i

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4.5 from 2 reviews: *****
2015.04.26
Vernita
*****

Just a laughable bunch of stories written in the tongue of the east coast. If you enjoy humour these are worth a try.

2012.05.01
Mel
****.

Hilarious tales of two old salts, their "slicker" business partner, and their adventures running a summer hotel on Cape Cod. Light, enjoyable fare.


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