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Work Completed is attached.


Short stories from 100 Selected Stories, by O Henry

→ The Gift of the Magi

→ A Cosmopolite in a Café

→Between Rounds

→ The Skylight Room

→ A Service of Love

→ The Coming-Out of Maggie

→ The Cop and the Anthem

→Memoirs of a Yellow Dog

→The Love-Philtre of Ikey Shoenstein

→The Furnished Room

> The Last Leaf

→ The Poet and the Peasant

→ A Ramble in Aphasia

→ A Municipal Report

→ Proof of the Pudding



The Gift of the  Magi 2

II. A Cosmopolite in a Café. 9

III Between Rounds. 14

IV The Skylight Room.. 21

V. A Service of Love. 29

VI The Coming-out of Maggi 36

VII The Cop and the Anthem.. 45

VIII Memoirs of a Yellow Dog. 53

IX The Love-philtre of Ikey Schoenstei 59

XVII The Brief Debut of Tildy. 74

XXXIII The Last Leaf. 75

XLVII The Poet and the Peasant 83

XLVIII The Thing’s the Play. 92

XL1X A Ramble in Aphasia. 94

L A Municipal Report 106

LI Compliments of the Season. 124

Proof of the Pudding. 127

Past One at Rooney’s. 142

The Gift of the Magic

ONE DOLLAR AND EIGHTY-SEVEN CENTS. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one’s cheek burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied. Three times Della counted it. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. And the next day would be Christmas.

There was clearly nothing left to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl. So Della did it. Which instigates the moral reflection that life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.

While the mistress of the home is gradually subsiding from the first stage to the second, take a look at the home. A furnished flat at $8 per week. It did not exactly beggar description, but it certainly had that word on the look-out for the mendicancy squad.

In the vestibule below was a letter-box into which no letter would go, and an electric button from which no mortal finger could coax a ring. Also appertaining thereunto was a card bearing the name ‘Mr. James Dillingham Young.’