WHIRLIGIGS

BY O. HENRY

Author of "The Four Million," "The Voice of the City," "The Trimmed Lamp," "Strictly Business," "Sixes and Sevens," Etc.

PUBLISHED BY DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY FOR REVIEW OF REVIEWS CO. 1917

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • I - THE WORLD AND THE DOOR 3
  • II - THE THEORY AND THE HOUND 22
  • III - THE HYPOTHESES OF FAILURE 37
  • IV - CALLOWAY'S CODE 55
  • V - A MATTER OF MEAN ELEVATION 66
  • VI - "GIRL" 81
  • VII - SOCIOLOGY IN SERGE AND STRAW 89
  • VIII - THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF 100
  • IX - THE MARRY MONTH OF MAY 116
  • X - A TECHNICAL ERROR 125
  • XI - SUITE HOMES AND THEIR ROMANCE 135
  • XII - THE WHIRLIGIG OF LIFE 143
  • XIII - A SACRIFICE HIT 152
  • XIV - THE ROADS WE TAKE 159
  • XV - A BLACKJACK BARGAINER 166
  • XVI - THE SONG AND THE SERGEANT 188
  • XVII - ONE DOLLAR'S WORTH 198
  • XVIII - A NEWSPAPER STORY 209
  • XIX - TOMMY'S BURGLAR 215
  • XX - A CHAPARRAL CHRISTMAS GIFT 223
  • XXI - A LITTLE LOCAL COLOUR 231
  • XXII - GEORGIA'S RULING 240
  • XXIII - BLIND MAN'S HOLIDAY 259
  • XXIV - MADAME BO-PEEP, OF THE RANCHES 288
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