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Spring Street

A Story of Los Angeles

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,735 / 247 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 274
Added to site: 2007.08.02
mnybks.net#: 17802
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T WIN. For the first time since the fight started he thought of why he was there. If he could only rest here a minute more--just until his head cleared a little--the gong rang.

He rushed and saw a look of surprise cross the Battler's face as he dodged to one side. He hooked at the black, shaggy head with his left and felt his fist crack against the Battler's ear. He swung his right with all the strength he had in him and grunted as he felt it sink into the Battler's stomach. He stepped back. He heard shouting. He saw the Mexican double over and cover his head with his arms.

"Atta boy!" someone in the crowd yelled.

The Battler uncovered slowly. He went in again, jabbing with his left. It struck the Battler's thick arms wrapped around his head. With a spring like a cat the Mexican was on him. He shot up his right and it pounded into the Battler's ribs. He tried to wrestle himself out of the clinch into which the Mexican had thrown himself.

The referee tore them apart.

"None of

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