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The Spirit of the Public Journals Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R402
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The Spirit of the Public Journals Volume 2 (Paperback): Anonymous
The Spirit of the Public Journals Volume 2 (Paperback): Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1805 edition. Excerpt: ...those vices that deform'd his mind: A base adventurer, by sliifts maintain'd, Who spent in riot what by fraud he gain'd; A half-bred gallant, with a sharper's wit, Fit for a spy, and for that only sit. K a ' III. Ill-fated maid what comfort couldst thou find, JLink'd t a. knave aud f the meanest kind j Was it for that thy parent, full of care, Scarce suffer'd thee to breathe the winter's air; Call'd her sweet child the pattern of the town, And laid her darling on a bed of down; Till, by her dpating zeal and ill-judg'd plan, Thy school-mates finish'd what Mamma began? As the raw soldier, rushing to the field, In fancy sees opposing armies yield; Beholds in thought his old companions run To greet him, grac'd with laurels bravely won; And though his hopes are blasted by defeat, Though with quick throbs no more his puifes beat, Retains his martial air, and seems to boast, To hide his anguifli for the battle lost: So our young nymph, in Hymen's chariot driv'n, Imagin'd Gretna was the road to Heav'n. But soon the scene was chang'd; the fair descried Her beau's ill morals when the knot was tied; Yet, anxious to disguise the dire disgrace, Hid a sad heart beneath a smiling face. All Susan's friends bewail'd a friend undone; A.knave could gain the countenance of none. Her parents strove to mitigate her doom; They saw her sad, and with'rjpg in her bleorri: To make her happy was beyond their pow'r: A hufoand's vice embitter'd ev'ry hour.. At length our Beau a new adventure tried; He forg'd a bill, and by the halter died. Shock'd at the felon's ignominious doom, The mother soon descended to her tomb. The widow'd daughter with her sire withdrew From the hard ninny, and the pitying few, To live contented on the wealth acquir'd, From noise and...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Anonymous
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 126
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-61783-4
Barcode: 9781152617834
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-152-61783-4

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