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Cab No. 44 (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Cab No. 44Arrived in Brooklyn, and having been put down at a dingy corner on the way up Fulton Street, with the direction to walk straight up the hill, the young man made his way through a street of curious old-fashioned houses, with somber brown-stone fronts and odd-looking wooden steps and handrails, which had been placed upon the stone steps, ready for the Winter's coming snow storms.One of these was evidently the house for which he was looking, and ready for the Winter's coming snow storms.One of these was evidently the house for which he was looking, and after a careful scrutiny of the numbers, many of which were painted in white letters upon the faces of the brown-stone steps, he ran nimbly up to the door of a comfortable, roomy-looking mansion and rang the bell.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more