Believe You Me!

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,145 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,054
Added to site: 2010.09.15
mnybks.net#: 29010
Origin: gutenberg.org

Believe You Me! says Marie La Tour and you're off in the mad whirl of her confidences, related in her breezy slang with not a little common sense and shrewd insight into human nature in general and in particular as it appears in the night life of New York. If every American boy is born with the possibility of being president some day, Marie proves that the American girl has the same chance to be as famous as Mrs. Vernon Castle and then some.

Show Excerpt

to, and so wouldn't let him say much. Then Jim got mad and bawled me out for breaking my rule and going on the party, and by the time we got to my place we wasn't speaking at all--not even good night or good-by forever!

II

FOR hours and hours after Ma got me to bed I just lay there thinking and aching and feeling all hot and ashamed and terribly lonesome, and with my career all ruined because of the Germans--to say nothing of having been obliged to become disengaged to Jim.

And then, just as I was nearly crazy wondering how I was to get my self-respect back, I got a swell idea. I would enlist! Ladies could. I remembered reading a piece in a newspaper some place about yeowomen or something. And as soon as I realized that I could serve Uncle Sam and help get even with that bird, Von Hoffman, and the Kaiser and the alligator, and lose my personal feelings in public service, I got the most wonderfully easy feeling round my heart and dropped right off to sleep. But when I woke up in the morni

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Believe You Me! by Nina Wilcox Putnam - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Believe You Me! by Nina Wilcox Putnam - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Believe You Me! by Nina Wilcox Putnam - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Believe You Me! by Nina Wilcox Putnam - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Believe You Me! by Nina Wilcox Putnam - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Believe You Me! by Nina Wilcox Putnam - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... 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.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Emma
by Jane Austen
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
The Count's Chauffeur
by William le Queux
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
At the Mountains of Madness
by H.P. Lovecraft
Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

See more popular titles from this genre.