My Studio Neighbors (Classic Reprint)

William Hamilton Gibson

Excerpt from My Studio Neighbors The little red-headed chippy, the most familiar and sociable of our birds, of course pays me his frequent visit, hopping in at the door and picking up I dont know what upon the floor. A barn swallow occasionally darts in through the open window and out again at the door, as though for very sport, only a few days since skimming be neath my nose, while its wings fairly tipped the pen with which I was writing. The chipmonk has long made himself at home, and his scratch ing footsteps on my door-sill or even in my closet, is a not uncommon eplsode. Now and then through the day I hear a soft pat-pat on the hard-wood ?oor, at intervals of a few seconds, and realize that my pet toad, which has voluntarily taken up its abode in an old bowl on the closet floor, is taking his afternoon outing, and with his always seemingly inconsistent lightning tongue is picking up his casual ?ies at three inches sight around the base-board. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.