said the Editor, sententiously, without looking up from his essay on the circularity of the political horizon.
Great and good friend," said the Editor, blandly, looking up from his work, "we are far asunder, it seems.
The other men were Blank, the Editor aforementioned, a certain journalist, and another--a quiet, shy man with a beard--whom I didn't know, and who, as far as my observation went, never opened his mouth all the evening.
The Editor filled a glass of champagne, and pushed it towards him.
When I sent off that first sketch I thought I had exhausted the subject, but our editor
wrote that he would like something more of the same, so I sent him a marriage, and he took it, and then I tried him with a funeral, and he took it, and really it began to look as if we had him.
They say that things were uncommonly quiet out there," the editor
said, trifling with a paper-weight upon which he had dropped his eyes, "did anything occur?
If I'm to be editor
you'll all have to be sub-editors
, and have charge of a department.
And if it is published I'll send that American editor
a marked copy.
Blockhead-Hans became King, got a wife and a crown, and sat on the throne; and this we have still damp from the newspaper of the editor
and the reporters--and they are not to be believed for a moment.
The emphasis on the history of thought also seemed to me very timely; and the number of important works promised for the Library in the very near future augur well for the continued fulfilment, in this and other ways, of the expectations of the original editor
Of course editors
were so busy that they could not afford the time and strain of reading handwriting.
It has been well observed that when a writer has a story rejected he should send that story to another editor
, but that when he has one accepted he should send another story to that editor
was at breakfast in a large, sad apartment.
At the time of the affair of the woman cut in pieces in the Rue Oberskampf--another forgotten story--he had taken to one of the editors
of the "Epoque,"--a paper then rivalling the "Matin" for information,--the left foot, which was missing from the basket in which the gruesome remains were discovered.
It was a feat of physical endurance and a brain storm combined to type a thousand words, and I was composing thousands of words every day which just had to be typed for the waiting editors