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George Horace Lorimer

Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son / Being the Letters written by John Graham, Head of the House / of Graham and Company, Pork-Packers in Chicago, familiarly / known on 'Change as "Old Gorgon Graham," to his Son, / Pierrepont, facetiously know

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  • Dmitryhas quoted3 years ago
    With most people happiness is something that is always just a day off. But I have made it a rule never to put off being happy till to-morrow. Don’t accept notes for happiness, because you’ll find that when they’re due they’re never paid, but just renewed for another thirty days.
  • Dmitryhas quoted3 years ago
    “Dear Jack,” she says, all smiles and sugar; “dear Jack, I’ve just heard. Edith has told me, though I’d suspected something for a long, long time, you rogue,” and she fetched him another kittenish clip with the fan.
    Jack looked about the way I once saw old Miss Curley, the president of the Good Templars back in our town in Missouri, look at a party when she half-swallowed a spoonful of her ice cream before she discovered that it was flavored with liquor
  • Dmitryhas quoted3 years ago
    Of course, when a fellow gets to the point where he is something in particular, he doesn’t have to care because he doesn’t look like anything special; but while a young fellow isn’t anything in particular, it is a mighty valuable asset if he looks like something special

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