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Theophilus in Icelandic, Low German and Other Tongues from the M.SS. in the Royal Library, Stockholm (Paperback) Loot Price: R300
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Theophilus in Icelandic, Low German and Other Tongues from the M.SS. in the Royal Library, Stockholm (Paperback): Charles W....
Theophilus in Icelandic, Low German and Other Tongues from the M.SS. in the Royal Library, Stockholm (Paperback): Charles W....

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Theophilus in Icelandic, Low German and Other Tongues from the M.SS. in the Royal Library, Stockholm (Paperback)

Charles W. Marsh, George Webbe Dasent

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. THE OLD STAGE LINE?FIGHT BETWEEN ENGLISH BULLY AND LITTLE YANKEE WET ENDING OF A TEMPERANCE MEETING MILLERISM. TRAVEL in that section was eastward and westward, and the means of public transportation, at the time of which I am writing, were limited to one small steamboat, "William IV.," that plied up and down the bay between Trenton and Kingston and to the stage line on the old main road already mentioned. The proprietor of the line was a man named Weller. He was a sturdy, energetic old fellow and gave the people good service. Being an American by birth or extraction, his Canadian employes thought that he was too much inclined to avail himself of "Yankee" help. As fist fighting was a popular amusement in Canada, and the usual resort for the settlement of personal grievances, it frequently happened that an American employe would get badly battered. At the time of the incident I am about to relate, an English stage driver, named Jackson, had the run westward from Trenton. He was a big, burly fellow, the bully of the drivers, and had recently so severely pounded a Yankee driver on the route eastward that the latter gave up his job. Weller did not discharge Jackson. Soon after an American, who was working in a nearby wagon shop and boarding at our house, brought home with him one evening a young man whom he introduced as a friend from Watertown, N. Y., looking for a job,who would like to get board with us for a short time. As his appearance was quite prepossessing, mother consented to receive him. After looking around for several days he finally announced that he had engaged to drive stage from Trenton eastward. Our folks were horrified. The young fellow ?I forget his name, but remember his looks very well? was below medium size, of round, trim build and...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Charles W. Marsh • George Webbe Dasent
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-32211-9
Barcode: 9780217322119
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LSN: 0-217-32211-5

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