Un Dia De Estos - Un Dia De Estos Monday dawned warm and...

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Un Dia De Estos Monday dawned warm and rainless. Don Aurelio Escovar, a dentist without a title and a very early riser, opened his office at six. He took the glass false teeth, still mounted in plaster cast and put on the table a fistful of instruments which he arranged from highest to lowest, as in an exhibition. He wore a striped shirt without a collar, closed up with a golden stud, and pants held up by suspenders. It was hard, lean, with a look that rarely corresponded to the situation, as the eyes of the deaf. When he had things arranged on the table, he pulled the drill toward the dental chair and sat down to polish the false teeth. He seemed not to think about what he did, but he worked doggedly, pedaling the drill, even when he did not need it. After eight paused to watch the sky through the window and saw two pensive buzzards who were drying in the sun on the bridge of the next house. He continued working with the idea that before lunch it rained again. The shrill voice of his eleven year old son pulled him from his abstraction. -Father
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course ECON 200 Bones taught by Professor Dr.elwonger during the Winter '12 term at Ohio State.

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