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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...Classics Series Publication Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, the Pennsylvania State University, E... ..., doctors, agents for ma- chinery, for emery wheels, for wire fencing, for mining- stock. Their gold signs shone on the windows. The en- trance was to... ...ght expensive ties “and could pay cash for ‘em, too, by golly;” and at the United Cigar Store, with its crimson and gold alertness, he reflected, “Won... ...powerful Mazda globe, his face hot, his shirt-front a glar- ing white, the copper sink a scoured red-gold. He tasted the sacred essence. “Now, by goll... ...tfully cool and fragrant! For a fact, you never hooked such double-decked, copper-riv- eted. two-fisted smoke enjoyment! Go to a pipe—speed-o-quick li... ...The next week-end he came in joyously with, “Say, Dad, why couldn’t I take mining engineering instead of the 268 Babbitt academic course? You talk ab...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods. They were neither citadels nor churches, but frankly and beautifully office-...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...SICS SERIES PUBLICATION Main Street by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, the Pennsylvania State Universit... ...us yellow. The buildings were as ill- assorted, as temporary-looking, as a mining-camp street in the motion-pictures. The railroad station was a one- ... ...ys could function; that boys who were not compounded of the gutter and the mining-camp were mol- lycoddles and unhappy. She had taken this for granted... ...rnished a fender, removed from beneath the back seat the debris of gloves, copper wash- ers, crumpled maps, dust, and greasy rags. Winter noons he wan... ...re to be illuminated by a ray from offstage. The high light was a polished copper pot filled with primroses. Less clearly she sketched the Grimm drawi... ...ch Carol derived from them were: Lincoln was a celebrated president of the United States, but in his youth extremely poor. James J. Hill was the best-...

...Excerpt: This is America--a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called ?Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.? But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The story would be the same in Ohi...

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