Get Next!

Cover image for

Download


Author: Hugh McHugh (George V. Hobart)
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,339 / 39 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 623
Added to site: 2004.07.03
mnybks.net#: 8677
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Humor, Essays

Characteristic sketches by "John Henry" on race tipsters, bridge whist, amateur photography, the "grip," courting, summer resorts and on great men.

Show Excerpt

he rear; take the elevator!" said the clerk.

On the fifth floor I went over to a table where a young lady was selling "The Life and Libraries of Andrew Carnegie" at four dollars a month and fifty cents a week, and in three years it is yours if you don't lose the receipts.

She gave me a glad smile and I felt a thrill of encouragement.

"Excuse me," I said, "but I am looking for a birthday present for my wife which will make all the neighbors jealous, and which I can use afterwards as an ash-receiver or a pocket flask."

The young lady cut out the giggles and pointed to the northwest.

I went over there.

To my surprise I found another counter.

A pale young woman was behind it.

I was just about to ask her the fatal question when a young man wearing a ragtime expression on his face rushed up and said to the young lady behind the counter, "I am looking for a suitable present for a young lady friend of mine with golden brown hair. Could you please suggest something?"

The saleslady showed he

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Get Next! by Hugh McHugh - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Annie's 1st Break
by Willee Amsden
Petite Confessions
by Vicki Lesage
A Great Emergency and Other Tales
by Juliana Horatia Ewing
The Reign of Greed
by Jose Rizal
Three Men in a Boat
by Jerome K. Jerome
A Rogue's Life
by Wilkie Collins
Eve's Diary
by Mark Twain
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
The Ambassadors
by Henry James

See more popular titles from this genre.