The Gift of the Wise Men Page: 24
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she had turned all of them
inside out. It was a platinum
fob chain, simple and chased in
design, properly proclaiming its
value by substance alone and
not by meretricious ornamenta-
tion - as all good things should
do. It was even worthy of
The Watch. As soon as she
saw it she knew that it must be
Jim's. It was like him. Quiet-
ness and value - the description
applied to both. Twenty-one
dollars they took from her for
it, and she hurried home with
the 87 cents. With that chain
on his watch Jim might be
properly anxious about the time
in any company. Grand as the
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Henry, O., 1862-1910. The Gift of the Wise Men, book, 1911; Garden City, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139401/m1/24/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.