Mike Proctor Extreme Peel OutHuckleberry Finn: Satire MapThe Gift of the MagiInformation about Project Gutenberg One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. There was clearly nothing to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl. While the mistress of the home is gradually subsiding from the first stage to the second, take a look at the home. In the vestibule below was a letter-box into which no letter would go, and an electric button from which no mortal finger could coax a ring. The "Dillingham" had been flung to the breeze during a former period of prosperity when its possessor was being paid $30 per week. Della finished her cry and attended to her cheeks with the powder rag. There was a pier-glass between the windows of the room. Suddenly she whirled from the window and stood before the glass. her eyes were shining brilliantly, but her face had lost its color within twenty seconds. Now, there were two possessions of the James Dillingham Youngs in which they both took a mighty pride. She found it at last.
Satirical Quotes by Famous People ~ Funny One Liners | Sarcastic QuotesClothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. (Mark Twain) I often have long conversations all by myself, and I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. (Oscar WildeOh, how I love this man’s words!) 24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. We tend to scoff at the beliefs of the ancients. If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z. Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Death solves all problems: no man, no problem. Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. (I’m sorry, I can’t resist. You will find it a distinct help… if you know and look as if you know what you are doing. If your eyes are set wide apart you should be a vegetarian, because you inherit the digestive characteristics of bovine or equine ancestry. I won’t say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner.We used to write essays like: What I’m going to be if I grow up. Don’t be humble.