"Lizards in Jamshyd’s Courtyard", 136 (Event)

Page Number: 
136
Order within Page: 
5
First 8-10 words of event: 
The place was now owned by Varner, who was
Page Event Ends: 
137
Era: 
The Twenties (1920-1929)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Thursday, July 5, 1923 to Thursday, July 12, 1923
Summary: 

The narrator mistakenly says that the Old Frenchman's place is still owned "by Varner" (136), though the story will show that he recently sold it to Flem Snopes who in turn has sold it to three men who believe they can find the treasure buried there. The object of the spectators' curiosity is revealed to be a man named Henry Armstid, who digging in the overgrown garden "with a certain unflagging fury" (136).

Chronological Order: 
26.80
Keywords: 
Audience, Spectacle, Fury, Digging, Treasure, Snuff
Indeterminate Date Range: 
10095

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