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queried Groby. "Whatever s that?" "The ipe what the Colonel brought down with
him," came the rather alarming answer. "Do you mean to say my brother is ill?"
asked Groby. "Is it something infectious?" "Th' Colonel's so well as ever he was,"
When the boy had finished an improvised St. Vitus caracole, which would have
brought him fame on the boards of the Coliseum, and which indeed met with
ready appreciation and applause from the retreating figure of Groby Lington, he
Groby's vigorous measures the musician's flabby, redundant figure sat up in
bewildered semi-consciousness like an ice-cream that has been taught to beg.
Groby prodded him into complete wakefulness, and then the pettish self-satisfied
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Saki is one of those authors (like most, I believe) who are better taken in moderation. The Complete Works become wearing, though not entirely devoid of charm. One becomes steadily more aware of his ... Read full review
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There was a time when I thought this was pretty cool. Now that I'm older it dawns on me that HH Munro must have hated the human race. His stories are funny in the sense that you get an occasional ... Read full review
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