The Glass Key Author:Dashiell Hammett Madvig leaned back in his chair and crossed his legs. "Maybe you're too big to take it lying down, Shad, but you'll take it." — Shad pointed a long white finger at Madvig and said, "I'm opening the Dog House again tonight and I don't want to be bothered. Bother me and I'll bother you!" — Madvig reached for the telephone. "Hello, Chief." Yes, f... more »ine. Say, Rainey, I hear Shad's thinking of opening again tonight.... Yes... yes, slam it down so hard it bounces."
He pushed the telephone back. "Now do you understand how you stand? You're through, Shad. You're through here for good."« less