At five o'clock the next morning the four of us set out on a
A Gay Christmas Eve
CHRISTMAS EVE at the Grudges'! No
Christmas Eve since has seemed like anything at all. With all their wealth and position, my host and hostess and their children were intensely democratic and their
servants joined in the festivities on an equal
footing with the family and guests. In fact,
Mrs. Stevens ( Lydia), the laundress who
sat beside me at meals, was quite the life
of the party and kept us in spasms of laughter. For example --
"Mr. Lardner," she said to me as we
watched Bera Grudge and the hostler trim
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Book title: The Story of a Wonder Man:Being the Autobiography of Ring Lardner.
Contributors: Margaret Freeman - Illustrator, Ring Lardner - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1927.
Page number: 56.
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