A Sappho of Green Springs and Other Stories

A Sappho of Green Springs and Other Stories

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A Sappho of Green Springs and Other Stories

A Sappho of Green Springs and Other Stories

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"Come in," said the editor.

The door of the editorial room of the " Excelsior Magazine " began to creak painfully under the hesitating pressure of an uncertain and unfamiliar hand. This continued until with a start of irritation the editor faced directly about, throwing his leg over the arm of his chair with a certain youthful dexterity. With one hand gripping its back, the other still grasping a proof-slip, and his pencil in his mouth, he stared at the intruder.

The stranger, despite his hesitating entrance, did not seem in the least disconcerted. He was a tall man, looking even taller by reason of the long formless over. coat he wore, known as a "duster," and by a long straight beard that depended from his chin, which he combed with two reflective fingers as he contemplated the editor. The red dust which still lay in the creases of . . .

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