Fat, slick, round-faced men,
of the sort who haunt barber shops and a~ always having their shoes shined.
Tall, gloomy, Gothic men, with eyebrow that meet over their noses and bunches
of black, curly hair in their ear
Men wearing diamond
solitaires, fraternal order watch chains, golden elks' heads with rubies for
eyes. Men with thick, loose lips and shifty eye-Men smoking pale, spotted
cigars. Men who do not know what to do with their hands when they talk to
women. Honourable, upright, successful nr who seduce their stenographers and
are kind to their dear old mothers.
Men who allow their wives to
dress like chorus girls. White-faced, scared-looking, yellow-eyed men who
belong to societies for the suppression of vice
Men who boast that they
neither drink nor smoke. Men who mop their bal heads with perfumed
handkerchiefs. Men with drawn, mottled faces, in the last stages of
arteriosclerosis. Silent, stupid-looking men in thick tweed who tramp up and
down the decks of ocean steamers. Men who peep out о hotel rooms at Swedish
chambermaids. Men who go to church on Sunday morning, carrying Oxford Bibles
under their arms.
Men in dress coats too tight
under the arms. Tea-drinking men. Loud, back-slapping men, gabbling endlessly
about baseball players. Men who have never heard of Mozart. Tired businessmen
with fat, glittering wives. Men who know what to do when children are sick.
Men who believe that any woman
who smokes is a prostitute. Yellow, diabetic men. Men whose veins are on the
outside of their noses. Now and then a clean, clear-eyed, upstanding man. Once
a week or so a man with good shoulders, straight legs and a hard, resolute