Romance Island

Romance Island

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Romance Island

Romance Island

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As The Aloha rode gently to her buoy among the crafts in the harbour, St. George longed to proclaim in the megaphone’s monstrous parody upon capital letters:

“Cat-boats and house-boats and yawls, look here. You’re bound to observe that this is my steam yacht. I own her—do you see? She belongs to me, St. George, who never before owned so much as a piece of rope.”

Instead—mindful, perhaps, that “a man should not communicate his own glorie ”—he stepped sedately down to the trim green skiff and was rowed ashore by a boy who, for aught that either knew, might three months before have jostled him at some ill-favoured lunch counter. For in America, dreams of gold—not, alas, golden dreams— . . .

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