Merrill's English texts
BY WASHINGTON IRVING
"I have no wife nor children, good or bad, to provide for. A mere spectator of other men's fortunes and adventures, and how they play their parts, which, methinks, are diversely presented unto me, as from a common theatre or scene."
EDITED WITH INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY CHARLES ADDISON DAWSON, PH.D., HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, SYRACUSE, N. Y.
NEW YORK CHARLES E. MERRILL COMPANY