All-Wool Morrison; Time: Today. Place: The United States. Period of Action: Twenty-Four Hours
by Holman Day (9781150539091)

All-Wool Morrison; Time: Today. Place: The United States. Period of Action: Twenty-Four Hours
 
Holman Day
Release Date: 20 December 2009
Format: Paperback
Pages: 154
ISBN: 9781150539091
ISBN-10: 1150539097



General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1920 Original Publisher: A.L. Burt Co. Subjects: Fiction / Classics Fiction / Humorous Fiction / Political Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: IV ANSWERING THE FIRST ALARM AFTER his dinner with his mother, Stewart went to the library-den, his own room, the habitat consecrated to the males of the Morrison menage. He was in formal garb for the reception at Senator Corson's. He removed and hung up his dress-coat and pulled on his house-jacket; he was prompted to make this precautionary change by a woolen man's innate respect for honest goods as much as he was by his desire for homely comfort when he smoked. He lighted a jimmy-pipe and marched up and down the room. He was determined to give the situation a good going-over in his mind. He had settled many a problem in that old room He was always helped by Grandfather Angus and Father David. When he walked in one direction he was looking at the portrait of Angus on the end wall of the long narrow room; Angus bored him with eyes as hard as steel buttons and out from the close-set lips seemed to issue many an aphorism to put the grit into a man. From the opposite wall, when Morrison whirled on his heels, David looked down. David's eyes had little, softening scrolls at the corners of them; the artist had painted from life, in the case of David, and had caught the glint of humor in the eyes. The picture of Angus had been enlarged from a daguerreotype and seemed to lack some of the truly human qualities of expression. But it was a strong face, the face of a pioneer who had come into a strange land to make his way and to smooth th...

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