Excerpt from Quin If the dollar Quinby Graham tossed up on New Year's eve had t elected to slip through his fingers and roll down the sewer grating, there might have been story to write. Quin had said, Tails, yes ; and who kws but that down there under the pavement that coin of fate was registering Heads, ? It was useless to suggest trying it over, however, for neither of the young privates with town leave for twenty-four hours possessed ather coin. The heavier of the two boys, Cass Martel, - the lame one, whose se began quite seriously, as if it had every intention of being a se, then changed abruptly into a button, - scraped the sw from the sewer grating with his cane, and swore savagely under his breath. But Quin shrugged his shoulders with a slow, easy-going laugh. That settles it, he said triumphantly. We got to go to the Hawaiian Garden w, because it's the only place that's free! About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy 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.