By O. Henry
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It was raining as I got off the train in Nashville, Tennessee -- a slow, gray rain. I was tired, so I went straight to my hotel.
When I arrived, a big, heavy man was walking up and down in the hotel lobby. There was something odd about the way he moved. It made me think of a hungry dog looking for a bone. He had a big, fat, red face and a sleepy expression in his eyes. He introduced himself as Wentworth Caswell -- Major Wentworth Caswell -- from "a fine so...