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The Pit a Story of Chicago

By: Frank Norris

...The Pit The Pit The Pit The Pit The Pit A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of... ...hicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago By By By By By F F F F FRANK NO RANK NO RANK NO RANK NO RANK NORRIS... ... UBLICA UBLICA UBLICA UBLICA TION TION TION TION TION The Pit: A Story of Chicago by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...American wheat. When complete, they will form the story of a crop of wheat from the time of its sowing as seed in California to the time of its consum... ..., slow-moving press of men and women in evening dress filled the vestibule from one wall to an- other. A confused murmur of talk and the shuffling of ... ...ed murmur of talk and the shuffling of many feet arose on all sides, while from time to time, when the outside and inside doors of the entrance chance... ... family emigrate toward the Mississippi. He had come to Sangamon County in Illinois. For a time he tried wheat-raising, until the War, which skied the... ...r as Madi- son, seemed to accelerate their pace as they approached. At the Illinois T rust the walk became a stride, at the Rook- ery the stride was a... ...eprecatory demeanour; as a jolly and roistering “high roller,” addicted to actresses, suppers, and to bath- ing in champagne. In the Democratic press ...

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List of people from Montclair, New Jersey

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...ce H. Bruce Franklin (born 1934), author and historian who was expelled from his Stanford University professorship for involvement in a leftist g... ...ch Lederberg, a rabbi, and the former Esther Goldenbaum, who had emigrated from what is now Israel two years earlier. His family moved to the Washingt... ...in 1958 in Montclair, NJ. He received ScB degrees in chemistry and biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology." Dr. Leo Sternbach (1908–... ...blications that he produced under his name and many pseudonyms., Northern Illinois University . Accessed February 21, 2012. "He lived for some years ... ..., singer. Nicole Leach (born 1979), actress.Jaeger, Barbara. "N.J. child actresses take their roles to heart: Musical benefits the AIDS fight", Th... ...1920–2003), activist lawyer who was part of the team that represented the Chicago Seven .Lewis, Paul., The New York Times , September 20, 2003. Acc... ..., 2003. Accessed April 30, 2012. "Arthur Kinoy, one of the lawyers for the Chicago Seven and a founder of the Center for Constitutional Rights, long a...

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The Pit : A Story of Chicago

By: Frank Norris

...g Consortia Center is to manage the addition of large collections of eBooks from other eBook creation and collection centers around the wo... ...ELECTRONIC EDITION OF The Pit A Story of Chicago By Frank ... ... A great, slow-moving press of men and women in evening dress filled the vestibule from one wall to another. A confused murmur of talk and the shuff... ... A confused murmur of talk and the shuffling of many feet arose on all sides, while from time to time, when the outside and inside doors of the entran... ...aught of air gushed in, damp, glacial, and edged with the penetrating keenness of a Chicago evening at the end of February. The Italian Grand Opera Co... ...ll Laura about Jadwin. He was very rich, but a bachelor, and had made his money in Chicago real estate. Some of his holdings in the business quarter... ...with his family emigrate toward the Mississippi. He had come to Sangamon County in Illinois. For a time he tried wheat-raising, until the War, which... ...ers and commission men of the neighbourhood. To the right, in the peristyle of the Illinois Trust Building, groups of clerks, of messengers, of broke... ...n and a deprecatory demeanour; as a jolly and roistering "high roller," addicted to actresses, suppers, and to bathing in champagne. In the Democratic...

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Collinsville, Illinois

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... State Illinois County ... ... Location of Collinsville within Illinois ... ... Location of Illinois in the United States ... ...s. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 25,579, an increase from 24,707 in 2000. Collinsville is approximately 12 miles from St. Louis,... ...merican, 0.8% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.7% from other races (according to the "race alone of in combination" section o... ...he city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were... .... Louis Cardinals; lived and died in Collinsville Chicago Bears; born in Collinsville Antoinette and... ...insville Antoinette and Alexandra Picatto, sister actresses; born in Collinsville Robert Prager, Ger...

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The Pit : A Story of Chicago

By: Frank Norris

... The Pit A Story of Chicago By ... ...arty to appear. A great, slow-moving press of men and women in evening dress filled the vestibule from one wall to another. A confused murmur of tal... ...ll to another. A confused murmur of talk and the shuffling of many feet arose on all sides, while from time to time, when the outside and inside door... ...ly, a sudden draught of air gushed in, damp, glacial, and edged with the penetrating keenness of a Chicago evening at the end of February. The Italian... ... the curves of her figure, the contour of her shoulders, the swell of hip and breast were all low; from head to foot one could discover no pronounced ... ... interval to tell Laura about Jadwin. He was very rich, but a bachelor, and had made his money in Chicago real estate. Some of his holdings in the b... ...ehind him, and with his family emigrate toward the Mississippi. He had come to Sangamon County in Illinois. For a time he tried wheat-raising, until... ...offices of brokers and commission men of the neighbourhood. To the right, in the peristyle of the Illinois Trust Building, groups of clerks, of messe... ...with a weak chin and a deprecatory demeanour; as a jolly and roistering "high roller," addicted to actresses, suppers, and to bathing in champagne. In...

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List of people from Evansville, Indiana

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The Pit : A Story of Chicago

By: Frank Norris

...ature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE PIT: A STORY OF CHICAGO Author: FRANK NORRIS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literat... ...... .......................................................182 The Pit: A Story of Chicago i The Pit: A Story of Chicago Frank Norris This page copyright ©... ...t, slow−moving press of men and women in evening dress filled the vestibule from one wall to another. A confused murmur of talk and the shuffling of... ...sed murmur of talk and the shuffling of many feet arose on all sides, while from time to time, when the outside and inside doors of the entrance cha... ...re, the contour of her shoulders, the swell of hip and breast were all low; from head to foot one could discover no pronounced salience. Yet there ... ... family emigrate toward the Mississippi. He had come to Sangamon County in Illinois. For a time he tried wheat−raising, until the War, which skied ... ...commission men of the neighbourhood. To the right, in the peristyle of the Illinois Trust Building, groups of clerks, of messengers, of brokers, of... ...deprecatory demeanour; as a jolly and roistering "high roller," addicted to actresses, suppers, and to bathing in champagne. In the Democratic press...

...ss? were still waiting for the rest of the theatre?party to appear. A great, slow?moving press of men and women in evening dress filled the vestibule from one wall to another. A confused murmur of talk and the shuffling of many feet arose on all sides, while from time to time, when the outside and inside doors of the entrance chanced to be open simultaneously, a sudden dra...

...Table of Contents: The Pit: A Story of Chicago, 1 -- Frank Norris, 1 -- I, 1 -- II, 19 -- III, 37 -- IV, 50 -- V, 71 -- VI, 92 -- VII, 112 -- VIII, 132 -- IX, 158 -- X, 182...

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List of people from Texas

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...the first and the third President of Republic of Texas, later a U.S. Senator from Texas and the Governor of Texas Anson Jones (1798–1858), last P... ...ublic of Texas, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, U.S. Senator from Texas after its admission to the United States Edwin Waller (1800... ...ppi Department Louis T. Wigfall (1816–1874), Confederate General and Senator from Texas, secured the surrender of Fort Sumter World War I William... ...organ Fairchild (born 1950), actress in the Dallas TV series – one of three actresses who played the character, "Jenna Wade" Parisa Fakhri (born 1... ...(1915–1976), blues guitarist Ronald Shannon Jackson (born 1940), jazz drummer Illinois Jacquet (1922–2004), jazz saxophonist, bassoonist Russell Jac... ...gwriter, musician Jade Simmons (born 1977), classical pianist; was also Miss Illinois Ashlee Simpson (born 1984), singer Jessica Simpson (born 19... ...r the Los Angeles Dodgers John Danks (born 1985), starting pitcher for the Chicago White Sox Chris Davis (born 1986), first baseman for the Bal... ...r the St. Louis Cardinals Adam Dunn (born 1979), All-Star player for the Chicago White Sox Zach Duke (born 1983), starting pitcher for the Ar... ...ger for the Toronto Blue Jays Greg Golson (born 1985), outfielder for the Chicago White Sox Michael Gonzalez (born 1978), relief pitcher for th...

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The Pit : A Story of Chicago

By: Frank Norris

...OF by FRANK NORRIS The Pit: A Story of Chicago Frank Norris Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wide. World... ...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ..., slow-moving press of men and women in evening dress filled the vestibule from one wall to another. A confused murmur of talk and the shuffling of ma... ...ed murmur of talk and the shuffling of many feet arose on all sides, while from time to time, when the outside and inside doors of the entrance chance... ...air gushed in, damp, glacial, and edged with the penetrating keenness of a Chicago evening at the end of February. The Italian Grand Opera Company ga... ... about Jadwin. He was very rich, but a bachelor, and had made his money in Chicago real estate. Some of his holdings in the business quarter of the ci... ... family emigrate toward the Mississippi. He had come to Sangamon County in Illinois. For a time he tried wheat-raising, until the War, which skied the... ...commission men of the neighbourhood. To the right, in the peristyle of the Illinois Trust Building, groups of clerks, of messengers, of brokers, of cl... ...eprecatory demeanour; as a jolly and roistering "high roller," addicted to actresses, suppers, and to bathing in champagne. In the Democratic press h...

...ss'—were still waiting for the rest of the theatre-party to appear. A great, slow-moving press of men and women in evening dress filled the vestibule from one wall to another. A confused murmur of talk and the shuffling of many feet arose on all sides, while from time to time, when the outside and inside doors of the entrance chanced to be open simultaneously, a sudden dra...

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Jennifer Holden

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Tales from Two Hemispheres

By: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

...PHERES by HJALMAR HJORTH BOYSEN 3 FROM TWO HEMISPHERES. BY HJALMAR HJORTH BOYSEN. 1877 CO... ... TRULS, THE NAMELESS ASATHOR’S VENGEANCE TALES FROM TWO HEMISPHERES. THE MAN WHO LOST HIS NAME. 4 ON t... ... "All right, Nebraska." The gate swung open and the pressure from behind urged the timid traveler on, while an extra push from the... ...or emigrating to the far West, and Brita, with many others, started for Chicago. There she arrived in the year 1852, and took up her lodging... ...a had been able to save, during the first three years of her stay in Chicago, she had invested in a piece of land. In the mean while the cit... ...nt of the orchestra box, and eye, through his lorgnettes, by turns, the actresses and the ladies of the parquet. 175 II. ... ...g/IBC", and are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law ("IBC" is Illinois Benedictine College). (Subscriptions to our paper newsletter g... ...ofessor Michael S. Hart through the Project Gutenberg Association at Illinois Benedictine College (the "Project"). Among other things, this ... ...is due. Royalties are payable to "Project Gutenberg Association / Illinois Benedictine College" within the 60 days following each ...

...ONTENTS ---- THE MAN WHO LOST HIS NAME THE STORY OF AN OUTCAST A GOOD-FOR-NOTHING A SCIENTIFIC VAGABOND TRULS, THE NAMELESS ASATHOR’S VENGEANCE TALES FROM TWO HEMISPHERES. THE MAN WHO LOST HIS NAME....

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Rachel Veltri

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Stories from Everybody's Magazine from the 1910 Issues

...S by THEODOSIA GARRISON 3 Stories from Everybody’s Magazine From the 1910 Issues Vol. XXIII No.1 JU... ...lly fallen in love with the son of her next-door neighbor. Amiel--fresh from his first year in college-- was a tall, broad-shouldered youth, wit... ...pose in the summerhouse hammock and listen to entire pages declaimed from Tennyson and Longfellow, the while being violently 6 swung--h... ...ursuing his own method, he took $72,000 in two weeks out of the city of Chicago, from some of the best business men of that city. Now, perhaps h... ... all of ’em, stringin’ out across the country like sideshows on the old Chicago Midway. And one o’ these days, when we’re gittin’ real old, we’l... ...important mural decoration, for the dining room of Mrs. Potter Palmer’s Chicago Lake Shore mansion. This work, called "The Vintage," is decorous... ...se, from an unexpected quarter, must be noticed here. In a small Illinois city there is a woman’s college, founded as a Preparatory Schoo... ... brick buildings in an old-fashioned large yard, looking still like the Illinois of war times more than like the Illinois of the 289 twent... ...ache except after a plucky fight of at least one day’s duration. Actresses go on and do their turns day after day and night after night w...

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Marge Kotlisky

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... Born Margaret Kotlisky (1927-02-19)February 19, 1927 Chicago, Illinois ... ... Born Margaret Kotlisky (1927-02-19)February 19, 1927 Chicago, Illinois ... ... Died December 2, 1997(1997-12-02) (aged 70) Chicago, Illinois ... ... Died December 2, 1997(1997-12-02) (aged 70) Chicago, Illinois ... ... with hCards 1927 births 1997 deaths American film actresses A... ... American film actresses American television actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois ... ... American film actresses American television actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois ... ... American film actresses American television actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois ... ...resses from Chicago, Illinois People from Illinois 20th-century American actresses ...

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Epistles from Pap : Letters from the Man Known as 'The Will Rogers of Indiana'

By: E. Durham

... EPISTLES FROM PAP: LETTERS FROM THE by ANDREW E. DURHAM Clas... ...Library.org MAN KNOWN AS 'THE WILL ROGERS OF INDIANA ' Title: EPISTLES FROM PAP: LETTERS FROM THE MAN KNOWN AS 'THE WILL ROGERS OF INDIANA' Auth... ...... ... the podium with legendary baseball manager Branch Rickey and prominent Chicago attorney Roy O. West. As demonstrated by his letters, Andr... ...ting from high school, he was sent to Western Military Academy, Alton, Illinois, to "straighten out" after his strict Kentucky-bred mother di... ... a useful citizen, he was sent to Western Military Academy, Upper Alton, Illinois, in 1899. He graduated from that institution with high grades... ...ned. . . As ever, EMBARRASSING MOMENT April 16, 1921 Chicago Tribune Chicago, Illinois Gentlemen: It happened on... ...xas, about two months ago on some business with the Humble Oil Co. An old Chicago lawyer named Hait or Haut or something like that had business ... ...is not a "fan" letter. . . I probably recognize ten or fifteen actors and actresses at sight. Yesterday I saw a movie magazine. You were telling...

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Kyla Rae Kowalewski

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...Born (2001-04-08) April 8, 2001 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Occu... ... Categories Unreferenced BLPs from November 2014 All unreferenced BLPs ... ...s Living people American voice actresses American child actresses ... ...an child actresses 2001 births Actresses from Chicago, Illinois All stub articles ... ...ctresses 2001 births Actresses from Chicago, Illinois All stub articles ... ...ses 2001 births Actresses from Chicago, Illinois All stub articles ... ...Born (2001-04-08) April 8, 2001 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Occu... ... Categories Unreferenced BLPs from November 2014 All unreferenced BLPs ... ...s Living people American voice actresses American child actresses ...

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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable : E. Cobham Brewer from the New and Enlarged Edition of 1894

By: Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, Ll. D.

...... .............................................................1 E. COBHAM BREWER FROM THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF 1894..........................1 A ..... ...onary of Phrase and Fable i Dictionary of Phrase and Fable E. COBHAM BREWER FROM THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF 1894 This page copyright © 2003 Blac... ...abergeon to keep the body from being chafed or bruised. (French, hocqueton.) Actresses Female characters used to be played by boys. Coryat, in his Cru... ...es which retain the Indian names of the chief rivers, as: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Amethea (... ...en of the Sun. The East Indian (or Malayan) archipelago. Garden of the West. Illinois; Kansas is also so called. Garden of the World. The region of th... ..., jullë, a yawl.) Jonah and the Whale Mr. Colbert, Professor of Astronomy in Chicago, in a chapter on “Star Grouping,” tells us that the whale referre... ... in compliment to his former master. Old Women in theatrical parlance, means actresses who take the part of “old women.” In full companies there are f... ...ing Chambermaids in theatrical parlance, mean those smart young light comedy actresses who perform chambermaids and are good singers. Singing Tree A t...

...ed to teach children addition and subtraction. The ancient Greeks and Romans employed it for calculations, and so do the Chinese. The word is derived from the Phoen. abak (dust); the Orientals used tables covered with dust for ciphering and diagrams. In Turkish schools this method is still used for teaching writing. The multiplication table invented by Pythagoras is called...

...Table of Contents: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, 1 -- E. COBHAM BREWER FROM THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF 1894, 1 -- A, 1 -- B, 182 -- C, 447 -- D, 741 -- E, 916 -- F, 1002 -- G, 1140 -- H, 1301 -- I, 1470 -- J, 1528 -- K, 1587 -- L, 1641 -- M, 1786 -- N, 1973 -- O, 2043 -- P, 2094 -- Q, 2293 ...

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Laura Bryan Birn

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...Laura Bryan Birn (born April 3, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress who previously played the contrac... ...Laura Bryan Birn (born April 3, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress who previously played the contract role of... ... assistant, Lynne Bassett, on CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless from 1988 to September 2, 2004, when she was dropped to recurring but, neve... ... 1965 births Living people Actresses from Chicago, Illinois American soap opera ... ...births Living people Actresses from Chicago, Illinois American soap opera actresses ... ...s Living people Actresses from Chicago, Illinois American soap opera actresses ... ... Living people Actresses from Chicago, Illinois American soap opera actresses ...

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My Double Life: Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt

By: Sarah Bernhardt

...PARTURE THEREFROM XII. AT THE GYMNASE THEATRE--A TRIP TO SPAIN XIII. FROM THE PORTE ST. MARTIN THEATRE TO THE ODEON XIV. "LE PASSANT"--AT THE... ...EDIE FRANCAISE RETURNS TO PARIS--SARAH BERNHARDT'S COMMENTS ON ACTORS AND ACTRESSES OF THE DAY XXX. MY DEPARTURE FROM THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE--PREPA... ...NHARDT'S COMMENTS ON ACTORS AND ACTRESSES OF THE DAY XXX. MY DEPARTURE FROM THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE--PREPARATIONS FOR MY FIRST AMERICAN TOUR--ANOTH... ...S" OF SARAH BERNHARDT XXXII. EXPERIENCES AND REFLECTIONS ON BOARD SHIP FROM HAVRE TO NEW YORK XXXIII. ARRIVAL IN NEW YORK--AMERICAN REPORTERS--... ...N THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER XXXVI. SPRINGFIELD--BALTIMORE--PHILADELPHIA--CHICAGO--ADVENTURES BETWEEN ST. LOUIS AND CINCINNATI--CAPITAL PUNISHMENT ... ...s she went away; "you are hiding your delight. Ah well, you will see some actresses to-night." "Is Rachel going to act?" I asked. "Oh no; she i... ... namely, to become the first, the most celebrated, and the most envied of actresses. I told off on my fingers all my qualities: grace, charm, distin... ...ed us good-bye. XXXVI SPRINGFIELD--BALTIMORE--PHILADELPHIA--CHICAGO--ADVENTURES BETWEEN ST. LOUIS AND CINCINNATI--CAPITAL PUNISHMENT ... ... the beauty of our language at heart. From Philadelphia we proceeded to Chicago. At the station I was received by a deputation of Chicago ladies...

...OIRE X. MY FIRST ENGAGEMENT XI. MY DEBUT AT THE HOUSE OF MOLIERE, AND MY FIRST DEPARTURE THEREFROM XII. AT THE GYMNASE THEATRE--A TRIP TO SPAIN XIII. FROM THE PORTE ST. MARTIN THEATRE TO THE ODEON XIV. LE PASSANT--AT THE TUILERIES--FIRE IN MY FLAT XV. THE FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR XVI. SARAH BERNHARDT'S AMBULANCE AT THE ODEON THEATRE XVII. PARIS BOMBARDED XVIII. A BOLD JOURNEY T...

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Eadie Adams

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... Born (1907-08-08)August 8, 1907 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. ... ... Born (1907-08-08)August 8, 1907 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. ... ... 1907 births 1983 deaths 20th-century American actresses America... ... 20th-century American actresses American film actresses Actresses from Palm Springs, California... ... 20th-century American actresses American film actresses Actresses from Palm Springs, California ...

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The Titan

By: Theodore Dreiser

...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ... Chapter I. The New City • Chapter II. A Reconnoiter • Chapter III. A Chicago Evening • Chapter IV. Peter Laughlin Co. • Chapter V. Concernin... ...Wife And Family • Chapter VI. The New Queen of the Home • Chapter VII. Chicago Gas • Chapter VIII. Now This is Fighting • Chapter IX. In Searc... ...ess • Chapter XXIV. The Coming of Stephanie Platow • Chapter XXV. Airs from the Orient • Chapter XXVI. Love and War • Chapter XXVII. A Financi... ...eading Team Chapter I. The New City When Frank Algernon Cowperwood emerged from the Eastern District Penitentiary in Philadelphia he realized that the... ...rong. He would test whether the world would trample him under foot or no. Chicago, when it finally dawned on him, came with a rush on the second morn... ...nor elements as they could scrape an acquaintance with--passing actors and actresses, to whom occasionally they could give a dinner; artists and singe... ...ble ability of one kind and another was developed, the group including two actresses of subsequent repute on the American stage, one of whom was Steph... ...gambling-rooms was gathered an interested and fairly smart throng--actors, actresses, clubmen, one or two very emancipated women of the high local soc...

...When Frank Algernon Cowperwood emerged from the Eastern District Penitentiary in Philadelphia he realized that the old life he had lived in that city since boyhood was ended. His youth was gone, and with it had been lost the great business prospects of his earlier...

...· Chapter I. The New City · Chapter II. A Reconnoiter · Chapter III. A Chicago Evening · Chapter IV. Peter Laughlin Co. · Chapter V. Concerning A Wife And Family · Chapter VI. The New Queen of the Home · Chapter VII. Chicago Gas · Chapter VIII. Now This is Fighting · Chapter IX. In Search of Vic...

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Nan Woods

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...Nan Woods (b. Susan Nan Woods on June 21, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.) is an American actress. Woods had a small career i... ...Nan Woods (b. Susan Nan Woods on June 21, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.) is an American actress. Woods had a small career in acting,... ...known TV role was in the ABC television series China Beach as Cherry White from 1988-1989. Filmography ... ... Categories Articles lacking in-text citations from March 2013 All articles lacking in-text citation... ...All articles lacking in-text citations American film actresses American television actresses ... ... American television actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 1966 births ... ... American television actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 1966 births ... ... American television actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 1966 births L... ...merican television actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 1966 births Living peo...

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The Titan

By: Theodore Dreiser

............................................................4 Chapter III. A Chicago Evening............................................................ ..............................................................16 Chapter VII. Chicago Gas ............................................................... .......................................................102 Chapter XXV. Airs from the Orient........................................................... ...k.com Chapter I. The New City • Chapter II. A Reconnoiter • Chapter III. A Chicago Evening • Chapter IV. Peter Laughlin Co. • Chapter V. Concernin... ...e Press • Chapter XXIV. The Coming of Stephanie Platow • Chapter XXV. Airs from the Orient • Chapter XXVI. Love and War • Chapter XXVII. A Financi... ...freading Team Chapter I. The New City When Frank Algernon Cowperwood emerged from the Eastern District Penitentiary in Philadelphia he realized that ... ...nor elements as they could scrape an acquaintance with−−passing actors and actresses, to whom occasionally they could give a dinner; artists and s... ...able ability of one kind and another was developed, the group including two actresses of subsequent repute on the American stage, one of whom was St... ... gambling−rooms was gathered an interested and fairly smart throng−−actors, actresses, clubmen, one or two very emancipated women of the high local...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE New City When Frank Algernon Cowperwood emerged from the Eastern District Penitentiary in Philadelphia he realized that the old life he had lived in that city since boyhood was ended. His youth was gone, and with it had been lost the great business prospects of his earlier...

...Table of Contents: The Titan, 1 -- Theodore Dreiser, 1 -- Chapter I. The New City, 2 -- Chapter II. A Reconnoiter, 4 -- Chapter III. A Chicago Evening, 8 -- Chapter IV. Peter Laughlin Co, 11 -- Chapter V. Concerning A Wife And Family, 15 -- Chapter VI. The New Queen of the Home, 16 -- Chapter VII. Chicago Gas, 21 -- Chapter VIII. Now This is Fighting, 25 -- ...

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Becky Wahlstrom

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...orn (1975-04-25) April 25, 1975 Chicago, Illinois Resting pl... ... (1975-04-25) April 25, 1975 Chicago, Illinois Resting place ... ... Categories Articles lacking in-text citations from March 2013 All articles lacking in-text citation... ...ticles with hCards 1975 births Actresses from Chicago, Illinois Living people ... ...h hCards 1975 births Actresses from Chicago, Illinois Living people ... ...rds 1975 births Actresses from Chicago, Illinois Living people ... ... 1975 births Actresses from Chicago, Illinois Living people American... ... Living people American television actresses American stage actresses ... ... American stage actresses American film actresses 20th-century American actresses ...

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Sister Carrie

By: Theodore Dreiser

...NG−−A WAIF AMID FORCES W hen Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation a... ... came up daily. Columbia City was not so very far away, even once she was in Chicago. What, pray, is a few hours−−a few hundred miles? She looked at t... ... her swifter thoughts replaced its impression with vague conjectures of what Chicago might be. When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does one o... ...she was a fair example of the middle American class−−two generations removed from the emigrant. Books were beyond her interest−−knowledge a sealed boo... ...w crotch of the vest revealed a stiff shirt bosom of white and pink stripes. From his coat sleeves protruded a pair of linen cuffs of the same pattern... ...yes." His fingers bore several rings−−one, the ever−enduring heavy seal−−and from his vest dangled a neat gold watch chain, from which was suspended t... ...hings if she only had a chance. How often had she looked at the well−dressed actresses on the stage and wondered how she would look, how delightful sh... ... greatly. Things were precipitated by the offer of a better part. One of the actresses playing the part of a modest sweetheart gave notice of leaving ... ...he learned what the theatrical papers were, which ones published items about actresses and the like. She began to read the newspaper notices, not only...

...Excerpt: When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation alligator?skin satchel, a small lunch in a paper box, and a yellow leather snap purse, containing her ticket, a scrap of paper with her sister?s address ...

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Isabella Hofmann

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... (1958-12-11) December 11, 1958 Chicago, Illinois, United States ... ... Isabella Hofmann (born December 11, 1958) is an American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois. She is best known for her lead role on Homicide: Life on... ...ity before breaking into television in 1986. She attended Columbia College Chicago. Among her various television credits are Mered... ... Atticus, who was born on July 13, 1996. She graduated from East Troy High School in East Troy, Wisconsin in 1975. ... ...rs VIAF not on Wikidata People from Walworth County, Wisconsin Actresses from Wiscon... ... People from Walworth County, Wisconsin Actresses from Wisconsin Actresses from Chicago, Illi... ... Actresses from Wisconsin Actresses from Chicago, Illinois American television actresses ... ...Actresses from Chicago, Illinois American television actresses Columbia College Chicago alumni ... ... Living people 20th-century American actresses 21st-century American actresses ...

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Sister Carrie

By: Theodore Dreiser

...IF AMID FORCES When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation ... ...up daily. Columbia City was not so very far away, even once she was in Chicago. What, pray, is a few hours--a few hundred miles? She looked a... ...fter thoughts replaced its impression with vague conjectures of what Chicago might be. When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does ... ...as a fair example of the middle American class--two generations removed from the emigrant. Books were beyond her interest--knowledge a sealed b... ... of the vest revealed a stiff shirt bosom of white and pink stripes. From his coat sleeves protruded a pair of linen cuffs of the same patter... ... His fingers bore several rings--one, the ever-enduring heavy seal--and from his vest dangled a neat gold watch chain, from which was suspended ... ...she only had a chance. How often had she looked at the well-dressed actresses on the stage and wondered how she would look, how delightful s... ... Things were precipitated by the offer of a better part. One of the actresses playing the part of a modest sweetheart gave notice of leaving... ...arned what the theatrical papers were, which ones published items about actresses and the like. She began to read the newspaper notices, not on...

...When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her otal outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation alligator-skin satchel, a small lunch in a paper box, and a yellow leather snap purse, containing her ticket, a scrap of paper with her sister’s address i...

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Alex Meneses

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... Born (1965-02-12) February 12, 1965 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. ... ... Born (1965-02-12) February 12, 1965 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. ... ...s (born February 12, 1965) is an American television and film actress and model. She was born in Chicago of Mexican-American desce... ...ican-American descent on her father's side and Ukrainian-American descent on her mother's. Meneses studied acting at Chicago's The Second City Improvi... ...ied acting at Chicago's The Second City Improvisational Theater during summer vacations. Immediately upon graduation from high school, she got a model... ...ories Articles with hCards 1965 births American film actresses A... ...Mexican descent American people of Ukrainian descent American television actresses L... ... American television actresses Living people Actresses from Chicago, Illinois ... ... Living people Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 20th-century American actresses 2...

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Sister Carrie

By: Theodore Dreiser

...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ...--A WAIF AMID FORCES W hen Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation all... ...ame up daily. Columbia City was not so very far away, even once she was in Chicago. What, pray, is a few hours--a few hundred miles? She looked at the... ...er swifter thoughts replaced its impression with vague conjectures of what Chicago might be. When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does one of... ...e was a fair example of the middle American class--two generations removed from the emigrant. Books were beyond her interest--knowledge a sealed book.... ...crotch of the vest revealed a stiff shirt bosom of white and pink stripes. From his coat sleeves protruded a pair of linen cuffs of the same pattern, ... ...if she only had a chance. How often had she looked at the well-dressed 78 actresses on the stage and wondered how she would look, how delightful she ... ...eatly. Things were precipitated by the offer of a better part. One of the actresses playing the part of a modest sweetheart gave notice of leaving an... ... learned what the theatrical papers were, which ones published items about actresses and the like. She began to read the newspaper notices, not only o...

...When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation alligator-skin satchel, a small lunch in a paper box, and a yellow leather snap purse, containing her ticket, a scrap of paper with her sister's address ...

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Marsha Warfield

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...arsha Francine Warfield (1954-03-05) March 5, 1954 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Occu... ... Marsha Francine Warfield (born March 5, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress and comedian. She grew up in Chic... ...ard Moll). She also starred in the sitcom Empty Nest as Dr. Maxine Douglas from (1993-95). Before Night Court, she was a writer and performer on the s... ...ourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March 2015 American television actresses ... ...urced statements from March 2015 American television actresses American television talk show hosts ... ... American stand-up comedians American film actresses African-American actresses ... ...ses African-American actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 1954 births ... ... African-American actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 1954 births ... ... African-American actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois 1954 births L...

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Sister Carrie

By: Theodore Dreiser

...WAIF AMID FORCES When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation a... ...e up daily. Columbia City was not so very far away, even once she was in Chicago. What, pray, is a few hours--a few hundred miles? She looked at ... ... swifter thoughts replaced its impression with vague conjectures of what Chicago might be. When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does one ... ... was a fair example of the middle American class--two generations removed from the emigrant. Books were beyond her interest--knowledge a sealed boo... ...otch of the vest revealed a stiff shirt bosom of white and pink stripes. From his coat sleeves protruded a pair of linen cuffs of the same pattern,... ..." His fingers bore several rings--one, the ever-enduring heavy seal--and from his vest dangled a neat gold watch chain, from which was suspended t... ... if she only had a chance. How often had she looked at the well-dressed actresses on the stage and wondered how she would look, how delightful she... .... Things were precipitated by the offer of a better part. One of the actresses playing the part of a modest sweetheart gave notice of leaving a... ...learned what the theatrical papers were, which ones published items about actresses and the like. She began to read the newspaper notices, not only...

...THE MAGNET ATTRACTING?A WAIF AMID FORCES. When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation alligator-skin satchel, a small lunch in a paper box, and a yellow leather snap purse, containing her ticket, a scrap of paper with her sister?s address ...

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Etel Billig

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..., teacher and director; her career spanned more than 60 years. She founded Illinois Theatre Center (ITC) in 1976 with her husband, Steven. [1] ... ...ades she appeared in or directed over 120 productions at ITC. Etel's other Chicago area theatre credits included roles at The Goodman, Wisdom Bridge, ... ...1932 births 2012 deaths Deaths from aneurysm American stage actresses ... ... Deaths from aneurysm American stage actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois ... ... American stage actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois Disease-related deaths in Illi... ... American stage actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois Disease-related deaths in Illinois ... ...ades she appeared in or directed over 120 productions at ITC. Etel's other Chicago area theatre credits included roles at The Goodman, Wisdom Bridge, ... ...1932 births 2012 deaths Deaths from aneurysm American stage actresses ... ... Deaths from aneurysm American stage actresses Actresses from Chicago, Illinois ...

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Sister Carrie

By: Theodore Dreiser

...A WIFE AMID FORCES When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation al... ...me up daily. Columbia City was not so very far away, even once she was in Chicago. What pray, is a few hours a few hundred miles? She looked at the ... ...r swifter thoughts replaced its impression with vague conjectures of what Chicago might be. When a girls leaves her home at eighteen, she does one... ...e was a fair example of the middle American class two generations removed from the emigrant. Books were beyond her interest knowledge a sealed book.... ...low crotch of the vest revealed a stiff bosom of white and pink stripes. From his coat sleeves protruded a pair of linen cuffs of the same pattern,... ...-eyes." His finger bore several rings one, the ever-ending heavy seal and from his vest dangled a neat gold watch chain, from which was suspended th... ...s if she only had a chance. How often had she looked at the well-dressed actresses on the stage and wondered how she would look, how delightful she... ...y. Things were precipitated by the offer of a better part. One of the actresses playing the part of a modest sweetheart gave notice of leaving a... ...learned what the theatrical papers were, which ones published items about actresses and the like. She began to read the newspaper notices, not only...

...THE MAGNET ATTRACTING. A WIFE AMID FORCES. When Caroline Meeber boarded the afternoon train for Chicago, her total outfit consisted of a small trunk, a cheap imitation alligator-skin satchel, a small lunch in a paper box, and a yellow leather snap purse, containing her ticket, a scrap of paper with her sister?s address ...

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Adele Givens

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The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation

By: Carry A. Nation

...III. MOVED TO WOODFORD COUNTY, KENTUCKY. — ALSO MOVED TO MISSOURI. — SAVED FROM BEING A THIEF. — MY CONVERSION — GOING SOUTH AT OPENING OF THE CIVIL W... ...O PUT ME IN THE INSANE ASYLUM. — SUFFERINGS IN JAIL AT WICHITA. — SLANDERS FROM THE RUM-SOAKED PAPERS OF KANSAS. • CHAPTER IX. OUT OF JAIL. — EGGS A... ...AGE. — THE VICE OF TOBACCO. • CHAPTER XXI. TRIP ON FALL RIVER STEAMBOAT, FROM BOSTON TO NEW YORK — OFFICERS TRIED TO LOCK ME IN MY STATE ROOM — SEQU... ...Y FRIENDS. • CHAPTER XXII. TRIP TO CANADA, CORDIAL RECEPTION — RETURN TO CHICAGO TO FILL ENGAGEMENT — SECOND VISIT TO CANADA — TRIP TO MARITIME PROV... ...hen I left New York for Kansas, I bought two tickets, one from New York to Chicago and another one from there on. When I went to check my trunk I foun... ...rop, were unlawful and that they were "nuisances at common law." He quotes Illinois law as follows: "As the summary abatement of nuisances is a remedy... ...n, who had been married a few months. Her husband was a lumber merchant in Chicago. She sat by me and told me her sad story. She had been a poor girl ... ... their sins." I find this class so hungry for something better. These poor actresses, who dress in tights and sing indecent songs, are a weary, tired,... ...pearances on the stage, but cultivated the acquaintances of the actors and actresses, and, it is said, to their good. That is what Mrs. Nation is doi...

...hese parties to do ought but perpetuate this treason. Yes, it is treason, to make laws to prohibit crime and then license saloons, that prohibit laws from prohibiting crime. There is not a lawful or legalized saloon. Any thing wrong can not be legally right. Law commands that which is right and prohibits that which is wrong. Saloons command that which is wrong and prohibit...

...ROES AS SLAVES. — THEIR SUPERSTITIONS. — A BEAUTIFUL FAIRY TALE. · CHAPTER III. MOVED TO WOODFORD COUNTY, KENTUCKY. — ALSO MOVED TO MISSOURI. — SAVED FROM BEING A THIEF. — MY CONVERSION — GOING SOUTH AT OPENING OF THE CIVIL WAR. — AN INCIDENT OF MY GIRLHOOD SCHOOL DAYS. — WHY I HAD TO BELIEVE IN REVELATION. — SPIRITUALISM OR WITCHCRAFT. · CHAPTER IV. MY FIRST MARRIAGE. — A...

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Irene Fenwick

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... Irene Frizzel (1887-09-05)September 5, 1887 Chicago, Illinois Died ... ...n stage and silent film actress.[1] She was married to Lionel Barrymore[2] from 1924 until her death in 1936. An earlier husband, Jay O'Brien, had als... ... 1936 deaths 20th-century American actresses American stage actresses ... ... American stage actresses American film actresses American silent film actresses ... ...resses Barrymore family Deaths from anorexia nervosa Actresses from Chicago, Illinoi... ...y Deaths from anorexia nervosa Actresses from Chicago, Illinois All stub articles ... ... Deaths from anorexia nervosa Actresses from Chicago, Illinois All stub articles ... ... Irene Frizzel (1887-09-05)September 5, 1887 Chicago, Illinois Died ... ...n stage and silent film actress.[1] She was married to Lionel Barrymore[2] from 1924 until her death in 1936. An earlier husband, Jay O'Brien, had als...

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Barriers Burned Away

By: Edward Payson Roe

...one year ago our hearts were in deepest sympathy with our fellow−citizens of Chicago, and it occurred to me that their losses, sufferings, and fortitu... ...ly true in the serenest and securest times. E. P. R. CHAPTER I. LOVE UNKNOWN From its long sweep over the unbroken prairie a heavier blast than usual ... ...ght, was a pale, faded woman with lustrous dark eyes. An anxious light shone from them, as she tried in vain to catch a glimpse of the darkening road ... ... a glimpse of the darkening road that ran at a distance of about fifty yards from the house. As the furious blast shook the frail tenement, and circle... ...s respect he had his father's temperament. The world was all before him, and Chicago, the young and giant city of the West, seemed an Eldorado, where ... ...CHAPTER IV. COLD WATER The train, somewhat impeded by snow, landed Dennis in Chicago at about nine in the evening. In his pocket he had ten dollars—am... ...rs were all in the back parlor, and there was a brilliant army of actors and actresses in varied and fanciful costume, many coming to the house dresse... ...little over half a mile from the lake, one flowing to the southwest into the Illinois, and the other from the northwest into the main stream. The sout...

...say but few words in regard to this first child of my imagination. About one year ago our hearts were in deepest sympathy with our fellow?citizens of Chicago, and it occurred to me that their losses, sufferings, and fortitude might teach lessons after the echoes of the appalling event had died away in the press; and that even the lurid and destructive flames might reveal w...

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Moira Harris

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... (1954-07-20) July 20, 1954 Pontiac, Illinois, U.S. Occupation ... ... Harris was born in Pontiac, Illinois and is Catholic.[1][2] She graduated from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. During her college year... ...pany that Gary Sinise was instrumental in establishing. In 1987 she won an Chicago / Midwest Emmy Award for her role in Murder in Green Meadows.[4] Sh... ... Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) Chicago Cab (1998) Breakdown (1997) ... ... Of Mice and Men (1992) Miles from Home (1988) One More Saturday Night (1986) ... ...Sinise".   ^ Steppenwolf's Odd Couple, chicagotribune.com, retrieved March 4, 2014 ... ...AF not on Wikidata 1954 births Actresses from Illinois American film actresses ... ...Wikidata 1954 births Actresses from Illinois American film actresses ... ... American film actresses American stage actresses American television actresses ...

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The Dwelling Place of Light-Complete

By: Sir Winston S. Churchill

...be observed. The bewildered, the helpless-- and there are many--are torn from the parent rock, crushed, rolled smooth, and left stranded in strange... ...ft stranded in strange places. Thus was Edward Bumpus severed and rolled from the ancestral ledge, from the firm granite of seemingly stable and las... ...nd lasting things, into shifting shale; surrounded by fragments of cliffs from distant lands he had never seen. Thus, at five and fifty, he found h... ...ck he bought at Hartshorne's drug store to distant Bumpuses in Kansas and Illinois and Michigan, common descendants of Ebenezer, the original immigr... ... at the hands of a jury of her countrymen, and whose trial for murder, in Chicago, was chronicled daily in thousands of newspapers and followed by L... ...spoke of a large world she had never seen, of New York and Washington and Chicago, where he intended to take her. In the future he would never trav... ...it was sweet to reminisce, such as his visit as Delegate at Large to that Chicago Convention. He had travelled on a special train stocked with ciga... ... "prominent" persons at race meetings, horse shows, and resorts, and with actresses, dancers,--and mannequins. Janet's eyes fell on the open page t...

...A certain glacier-like process may be observed. The bewildered, the helpless?and there are many?are torn from the parent rock, crushed, rolled smooth, and left stranded in strange places. Thus was Edward Bumpus severed and rolled from the ancestral ledge, from the firm granite of seemingly stable and lasting things, into shiftin...

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Robin Raymond

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... Eleanor Robin (1916-10-04)October 4, 1916 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Died... ... Eleanor Robin (1916-10-04)October 4, 1916 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Died ... ...80 Robin Raymond, (b. 4 October 1916, Illinois - d. 20 June 1994, Los Angeles, California), sometimes credited as... ...rths 1994 deaths American film actresses Place of birth missing ... ...tresses Place of birth missing Actresses from Illinois 20th-century American actress... ... Place of birth missing Actresses from Illinois 20th-century American actresses ... ... Place of birth missing Actresses from Illinois 20th-century American actresses ...

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