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Isle o' Dreams

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,684 / 129 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 366
Added to site: 2008.06.17
mnybks.net#: 21247
Excerpt

! Whoof! I'd give a lot for ten cubic feet of 'Frisco fog right now! Turn the blowers on in our rooms, Wilkins, and say, aim mine at the bath water. Well, look who's here! If that isn't Trask I'll----"

"Mr. Trask!" cried Miss Locke. "How jolly! Fancy meeting you!"

"Fancy meeting him!" exclaimed Locke, derisively. "It's a frameup, that's what it is, a frameup on me and my prickly heat!"

Trask climbed out from behind his paper and stood up, bowing and grinning.

"I'm sorry you missed your boat--almost," he said.

"Oh, shucks!" said Locke, taking his hand and pulling him forward. "I don't give a whoop. Marge, I'll bet forty dollars you knew that Dagupan train wouldn't catch the Taming!"

"Don't be absurd, Dad. We're so glad to meet you again, Mr. Trask. We were stupid about the train, but----"

"You'll have to excuse me," said her father, "I hear the bath going. Wilkins! Feed us tiffin till we're blue in the face," and he disappeared into the sala.

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