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  • And, outside of imprisonment, nothing happened of interest to Dag Daughtry and Kwaque at the pest-house until one night in the late fall.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • And I'd like to see the editor who wouldn't send a pest-house letter (granting it'd been smuggled past the guards) out to be burned the very second he became aware of its source.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • I'd like to see a reporter with backbone enough to go within talking distance of a leper in the pest-house.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • But while he talked so heartily, Daughtry saw, in a resplendent visioning, all the freedom of a schooner in the great South Seas, and felt his heart sink in realisation that remained for him only the pest-house, the sand-dunes, and the sad eucalyptus trees.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • Besides, the man is consigned to the living death of life-long imprisonment in the pest-house.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • The pest-house of San Francisco, as is naturally the case with pest-houses in all American cities, was situated on the bleakest, remotest, forlornest, cheapest space of land owned by the city.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • On the opposing sides of the prospect from the windows of the four walls of the pest-house were trees.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • Whereupon the newspapers informed the public that the sad case of the two lepers at the pest-house had become tragic, because the white one had gone insane.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • The pest-house has been vacant since that Japanese died.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • This would have worked no hardship on those countries, since such was their law and procedure, while it would have enabled Daughtry and Kwaque to escape the hell of the San Francisco pest-house, to which, because of his baseness, he condemned them for the rest of their lives.

    CHAPTER XX

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  • A place where people with contagious diseases were confined.

    May 23, 2018