"A Night in a Model Lodging House" - John Stanley James - Argus

"A Night in a Model Lodging House" - John Stanley James - Argus

by: John Stanley James | publication date: April 15, 1876 | Publication: The Argus |

"There is barely room to walk between the beds; stretching out my arm, I could easily place my hand on the forehead of the man in the next bed; in need, I was distrubed in th enight by a stroke on the cheek from the hand of my lef-hand neighbour, who lashed out wildly, killing mosquitoes in his dreams..."

John Stanley James, writing as "Vagabond" spends a night in a lodging house for the down and out.

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