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Winnie O'wynn and the Wolves


Winnie O'wynn and the Wolves

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    Bertram Atkey
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1922 Original Publisher: Little, Brown 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 where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER III In which Winnie makes the Acquaintance of Mr. George H. Jay, accepts a Position which is guaranteed to be Honourable and arranges to equip Herself for the same. From all of which may be gleaned a tolerably clear idea of the lines along which Miss 0 'Wynn proposed to succeed in life. She was quickwitted. If the big, red-visaged man had not been in evidence she would have thought of something else. She used the big man because he was obviously usable. She used the navy- blue clad man about town because he had insulted her. She retaliated his insult by fining him a four and a half guinea hat. And, as she told herself, smiling angelically at the mirror, he was a wolf, ready and willing to eat her up with one bite. It served him right. " How cruel and merciless men are," she said to herself, as she turned to survey the hat from another angle. '' They pounce on one like great, fierce hawks. Daddy was right. A lonely little girl like me has to be so careful -- likea mouse hiding among the cornstalks away from the owls. . . . Ye-es, it goes well with my hair! Awfully well." That evening she gave up to a long and careful consideration of her plans. Her original idea, when planning her future while " lady- helping " Mrs. Fennel, had been to seek a position as typist in an office or pianist in a cinema cellar and so settle down to save money. This idea, since the wolf-like conduct of Doctor Fennel, had been gracefully but swiftly receding into the never-never. Winnie did not care for work for work's sake, and she felt that pounding the keys of either a typewriter...  
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  • Bertram Atkey
  • General Books LLC
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