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Outside the Prison

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By: (1864-1916)

On Christmas Eve, journalist Bronson is sent to wait outside of Moyamensing Prison to report on the release of a certain infamous prisoner. His case had gotten a lot of attention, so the paper wants a man on the spot. However, what Bronson hears and sees outside the prison that night is not quite what he was expecting.

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VAN BIBBER AND OTHERS

By

Richard Harding Davis

1892, 1920

TO

MY FATHER L. CLARKE DAVIS

WHO HAS BEEN MY KINDEST AND MY SEVEREST CRITIC

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HER FIRST APPEARANCE VAN BIBBER'S MAN SERVANT THE HUNGRY MAN WAS FED VAN BIBBER AT THE RACES AN EXPERIMENT IN ECONOMY MR. TRAVERS'S FIRST HUNT LOVE ME, LOVE MY DOG ELEANORE CUYLER A RECRUIT AT CHRISTMAS A PATRON OF ART ANDY M'GEE'S CHORUS GIRL A LEANDER OF THE EAST RIVER HOW HEFTY BURKE GOT EVEN OUTSIDE THE PRISON AN UNFINISHED STORY

HER FIRST APPEARANCE

It was at the end of the first act of the first night of "The Sultana," and every member of the Lester Comic Opera Company, from Lester himself down to the wardrobe woman's son, who would have had to work if his mother lost her place, was sick with anxiety.

There is perhaps only one other place as feverish as it is behind the scenes on the first night of a comic opera, and that is a newspaper office on the last night of a Presidential campaign, when the returns are being flashed on the canvas outside, and the mob is howling, and the editor in chief is expecting to go to the Court of St... Continue reading book >>


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Reviewer: - May 26, 2016
Subject: a sad little story
yes, the reader has an accent, but i understood every word easily. also, she got more animated as the story developed.


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