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[muh k-teeg] /məkˈtig/
a novel (1899) by Frank Norris. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I recall the passage in which he describes the street in which McTeague lives.

  • "McTeague" was printed in 1899; "Sister Carrie" a year later.

    A Book of Prefaces H. L. Mencken
  • Just now the singleness and strength of McTeague's passion startled him.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • McTeague's mind was as his body, heavy, slow to act, sluggish.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • McTeague and Trina often heard of him in this capacity through Heise the harness-maker.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • On the top shelf McTeague kept his concertina and a bag of bird seed for the canary.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • The old invariable formula came back to McTeague on the instant.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • McTeague, listening, heard Marcus go up-stairs to his room above.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • A mile from the entrance the train reached the breast where McTeague's gang worked.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • McTeague knew that he had come out into the hall and was leaning over the banisters.

    McTeague Frank Norris

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