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Yollop

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,228 / 72 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,057
mnybks.net#: 4819
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Pulp, Humor, Satire

A striking, humorous and brilliant satire on crime waves, juries, prisons and reformers.

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... Say, now YOU'RE gettin' fresh. You give me police--"

"Tell her I've got you surrounded," whispered Mr. Yollop.

"Hello! Hell--lo! Central!"

"Jiggle it."

"Ah, Mademoiselle! Pardon my--"

Voice at the other end of the wire: "Ring off! You've got wrong number. This is police headquarters." Audible sound of distant receiver being slapped upon its hook.

"Gee whiz! Now, we're up against it, Mister. We'll be all night gettin' Central again."

"Be patient, Cassius. Start all over again. Ask for the morgue this time. That will make her realize the grave danger you are in."

"Say, I wish you'd put that gun in your pocket. It makes the goose flesh creep out all over me. I'm not going to try to get away. Give you my word of honor I ain't. You seem to have some sort of idea that I don't want to be arrested."

"I confess I had some such idea, Cassius."

"Well, I don't mind it a bit. Fact is, I've been doin' my best to get nabbed for the last three months."

"You have?"

"Sure. The trouble i

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