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Is There a Santa Claus?

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Author: Jacob A. Riis
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,263 / 16 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 502
Added to site: 2010.04.16
mnybks.net#: 27372
Genre: Short Story
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ator at the hotel, but that was because he was so very little at the time and didn't know things rightly, and, besides, it was his first experience with an elevator.

As I was saying, I went through the door into a beautiful white hall with lofty pillars, between which there were regular banks of holly with the red berries shining through, just as if it were out in the woods! And from behind one of them there came the merriest laugh you could ever think of. Do you think, now, it was that letter in my pocket that gave that guilty little throb against my heart when I heard it, or what could it have been? I hadn't even time to ask myself the question, for there stood my host all framed in holly, and with the heartiest handclasp.

"Come in," he said, and drew me after. "The coffee is waiting." And he beamed upon the table with the veriest Christmas face as he poured it out himself, one cup for

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