“And Charley Fairchild, you shall be my first assistant and right hand, because of your first-class ability, and because you got me the letter, and for your father's sake who wrote it for me, and to please Mr. Vanderbilt, who said it would! And here's to that great man—drink hearty!»
Yes, when the Moment comes, the Man appears—even if he is a thousand miles away, and has to be discovered by a practical joke. CHAPTER XXVIX. When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
—Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar.
Necessarily, the human interest is the first interest in the log-book of any country. The annals of Tasmania, in whose shadow we were sailing, are lurid with that feature.”