This etext was produced by David Widger LITERARY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES–My Mark Twain by William Dean Howells MY MARK TWAIN I. It was in the little office of James T. Fields, over the bookstore of Ticknor & Fields, at 124 Tremont Street, Boston, that I first met my friend of now forty-four years, Samuel L.
This eBook was produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team VENETIAN LIFE by W. D. HOWELLS ADVERTISEMENT TO THE SECOND EDITION. In correcting this book for a second edition, I have sought to complete it without altering its original plan: I have given a new chapter sketching the history of
Produced by Suzanne Shell, Mary Musser, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THROUGH THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE A Romance WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY W. D. HOWELLS 1907 INTRODUCTION Aristides Homos, an Emissary of the Altrurian Commonwealth, visited the United States during the summer of 1893 and the fall and winter following. For
I. WHEN Bartley Hubbard went to interview Silas Lapham for the “Solid Men of Boston” series, which he undertook to finish up in The Events, after he replaced their original projector on that newspaper, Lapham received him in his private office by previous appointment. “Walk right in!” he called out to the journalist, whom he
This etext was produced by David Widger THEIR WEDDING JOURNEY By William Dean Howells 1871 CONTENTS: The Outset A Midsummer-day’s Dream The Night Boat A Day’s Railroading The Enchanted City, and Beyond Niagara Down the St. Lawrence The Sentiment of Montreal Homeward and Home Niagar
This etext was produced by David Widger THEIR SILVER WEDDING JOURNEY PART III. XLVIII. At the first station where the train stopped, a young German bowed himself into the compartment with the Marches, and so visibly resisted an impulse to smoke that March begged him to light his cigarette. In the talk which this friendly
This etext was produced by David Widger THEIR SILVER WEDDING JOURNEY PART II. XXVI. They found Burnamy expecting them at the station in Carlsbad, and she scolded him like a mother for taking the trouble to meet them, while she kept back for the present any sign of knowing that he had staid over a
This etext was produced by David Widger THEIR SILVER WEDDING JOURNEY. By William Dean Howells Part I. I. “You need the rest,” said the Business End; “and your wife wants you to go, as well as your doctor. Besides, it’s your Sabbatical year, and you, could send back a lot of stuff for the magazine.”
This etext was produced by David Widger LITERATURE AND LIFE–The Young Contributor by William Dean Howells THE EDITOR’S RELATIONS WITH THE YOUNG CONTRIBUTOR One of the trustiest jokes of the humorous paragrapher is that the editor is in great and constant dread of the young contributor; but neither my experience nor my observation bears out
This etext was produced by David Widger LITERARY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES–The White Mr. Longfellow by William Dean Howells THE WHITE MR. LONGFELLOW We had expected to stay in Boston only until we could find a house in Old Cambridge. This was not so simple a matter as it might seem; for the ancient town had
THE SLEEPING-CAR–A FARCE I. SCENE: One side of a sleeping-car on the Boston and Albany Road. The curtains are drawn before most of the berths; from the hooks and rods hang hats, bonnets, bags, bandboxes, umbrellas, and other travelling gear; on the floor are boots of both sexes, set out for THE PORTER to black.
This etext was produced from the 1911 Houghton Mifflin Company edition by David Price, email email@example.com THE REGISTER by William D. Howells I. SCENE: In an upper chamber of a boarding-house in Melanchthon Place, Boston, a mature, plain young lady, with every appearance of establishing herself in the room for the first time, moves about,