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Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Quotes

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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"As a businessman, Bill was anachronous; he hated banks, cash registers, bookkeeping, and salesmen. If the saloon became crowded, he would close up early, saying, 'I'm getting too confounded much trade in here.'"
McSorleys, p. 9

"'To hear them tell it,' she says, 'all the bums on the Bowery were knocking off millions down in Wall Street when they were young, else they were senators, else they were the general manager of something real big, but, poor fellows, the most of them they wasn't ever nothing but drunks.'"
Mazie, p. 39

"That is the way I feel after I have listened to Captain Charley for a little while. I feel as if I had been hit on the head with a cow."
Hit on the Head with a Cow, p. 41

"'People don't laugh at clowns anymore but they want to see them around,' he says. 'Likewise, if...

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