The Monk of Hambleton
by Armstrong Livingston
Publisher: Rae D. Henkle co. 1928
On the afternoon of a warm, late-summer day a number of men were loitering outside this door in various attitudes of leisure and repose. They were a sorry, unkempt lot, poorly clothed and unshaven, sullen of face and weary-eyed. When they moved it was languidly, when they spoke it was with brevity, in tired, toneless voices. All of them looked hungry and many of them were, for it was the end of the third week of their strike.
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