الملايين الأربعة - الجزء الثاني

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated e

  • Title: الملايين الأربعة - الجزء الثاني
  • Author: O. Henry سعيد عبده
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback
  • This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1919 edition Excerpt THE GIFT OF THE MAGI O DEGREESE dollar and eighty seven cents That was all And sixty cents of it was in pennies Pennies saved one and two at a tiThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1919 edition Excerpt THE GIFT OF THE MAGI O DEGREESE dollar and eighty seven cents That was all And sixty cents of it was in pennies Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one s cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied Three times Della counted it One dollar and eighty seven cents And the next day would be Christmas There was clearly nothing to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl So Della did it Which instigates the rroril reflection that life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating While the mistress of the home is gradually subsiding from the first stage to the second, take a look at the home A furnished flat at 8 per week It did not exactly beggar description, but it certainly had that word on the lookout for the mendicancy squad In the vestibule below was a letter box into which no letter would go, and an electric button from which no mortal finger could coax a ring Also appertaining, the reunto, was a card bearing the name Mr James Dillingham Young The Dillingham had been fluwg to the breeze during a former period of, rosperity when it DEGREES possessor was being paid 30 per week No , when the income was shrunk to 20, the letters of Dillingham looked biurred, as though they were thinking seriously of contracting to a modest and unassuming D But whenever Mr James Dillingham Young came home and reached his flat above he was called Jim and greatly hugged by Mrs James Dillingham Young, already introduced to you as Della Which is all very good Della finished her cry and attended to her cheeks with the powder rag She stood by the window and looked out dully at a grey cat walking a

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    1. O. Henry سعيد عبده

      William Sydney Porter lends the pen name O Henry to surprise endings signed officially as Sydney Porter His biography shows where he found inspiration for his characters Their voices and his language were products of his era.He was born 1862 Greensboro, North Carolina When he was three years old, his mother died from tuberculosis He left school at fifteen, worked five years in his uncle s drugstore, then for two years at a Texas sheep ranch In 1884 he went to Austin where he worked in a real estate office, a church choir, and spent four years as a draftsman in the General Land Office His wife and firstborn died, but daughter Margaret survived him After he failed to establish a small humorous weekly, he worked in poorly run bank When its accounts did not balance, he was blamed for it, and fired In Houston, he worked for a few years until ordered to stand trial for embezzlement he fled to New Orleans and thence, to Honduras Two years later, he returned on account of his wife s illness Apprehended, Porter served a few months than three years in a Penitentiary in Columbus, Ohio During his incarceration, he composed ten short stories, including A Blackjack Bargainer, The Enchanted Kiss, and The Duplicity of Hargraves In 1899, McClure s published Whistling Dick s Christmas Story and Georgia s Ruling While in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he sent manuscripts to New York editors In the spring of 1902, Ainslee s Magazine offered him a regular income if he moved to New York In less than eight years, he became a bestselling author of collections of short stories Cabbages and Kings came first, in 1904 followed by The Four Million The Trimmed Lamp and Heart of the West in 1907 The Voice of the City in 1908 Roads of Destiny and Options in 1909, Strictly Business and Whirligigs in 1910 Posthumously published collections include The Gentle Grafter about the swindler, Jeff Peters Rolling Stones and Waifs and Strays and in 1936, unsigned stories Others were rewarded financially A Retrieved Reformation, about the safe cracker Jimmy Valentine, got 250 six years later, 500 for dramatic rights, which gave over 100,000 royalties for playwright Paul Armstrong Many stories have been made into films.

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