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Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 39, January, 1861

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1861
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,901 / 250 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.2
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 706
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8149
Genre: Periodical
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hacks, large fleets of which you will always find moored under their lee, safe from the monsoon that prevails on the open sea of the Avenue. Inwardly, they are labyrinths, through whose gloomy mazes it is impossible to thread your way without the assistance of an Ariadne's clue in the shape of an Irishman panting under a trunk. So obscure and involved are the hotel-interiors, that it would be madness for a stranger to venture in search of his room without the guidance of some one far more familiar with the devious course of the narrow clearings through the forest of apartments than the landlord himself. Now and then a reckless and adventurous proprietor undertakes to make a day's journey alone through his establishment. He is never heard of afterwards,--or, if found, is discovered in a remote angle or loft, in a state of insensibility from bewilderment and starvation. If it were not for an occasional negro, who, instigated by charitable motives or love of money, slouches about from room to room with an empty

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