Alonzo Fitz

and Other Stories

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Author: Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,076 / 94 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.9
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 4,369
Added to site: 2006.08.20
mnybks.net#: 14269
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton
On the Decay of the Art of Lying
About Magnanimous-Incident Literature
 The Grateful Poodle
 The Benevolent Author
 The Grateful Husband
Punch, Brothers, Punch
The Great Revolution in Pitcairn
The Canvasser's Tale
An Encounter with an Interviewer
Paris Notes
Legend of Sagenfeld, in Germany
Speech on the Babies
Speech on the Weather
Concerning the American Language
Rogers

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was gazing vacantly out over the rainy seas that washed the Golden Gate, and whispering to herself, "How different he is from poor Burley, with his empty head and his single little antic talent of mimicry!"

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Four weeks later Mr. Sidney Algernon Burley was entertaining a gay luncheon company, in a sumptuous drawing-room on Telegraph Hill, with some capital imitations of the voices and gestures of certain popular actors and San Franciscan literary people and Bonanza grandees. He was elegantly upholstered, and was a handsome fellow, barring a trifling cast in his eye. He seemed very jovial, but nevertheless he kept his eye on the door with an expectant and uneasy watchfulness. By and by a nobby lackey appeared, and delivered a message to the mistress, who nodded her head understandingly. That seemed to settle the thing for Mr. Burley; his vivacity decreased little by little, and a dejected look began to creep into one of his eyes and a sinister one into the other.

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