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Henry Masterton (Volume 2); Or, the Adventures of a Young Cavalier (Paperback) Loot Price: R296
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Henry Masterton (Volume 2); Or, the Adventures of a Young Cavalier (Paperback): George Payne Rainsford James
Henry Masterton (Volume 2); Or, the Adventures of a Young Cavalier (Paperback): George Payne Rainsford James

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Henry Masterton (Volume 2); Or, the Adventures of a Young Cavalier (Paperback)

George Payne Rainsford James

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832. Excerpt: ... to some one else, for something, he did not well know what. At length, after he had sat some time alone, a heavy "step sounded upon the stairs; and, starting up with the sort of nervous apprehension which drunkards entertain of being detected, he hastened to remove the vacant tenement of the departed spirit from the table, together with the goblet, murmuring to himself, "Who can it be? It cannot be Wighton yet Curse the bottle " and in his haste he let both bottle and glass fall and dash themselves to pieces on the floor. Before he could apply any remedy, a loud knock at his chamber door demanded his attention; and seating himself once more firmly in his chair, and fixing his eyes with a speculative look upon airy nothing, he bade the visiter come in, with the tone of indifferent abstraction used among a particular class of cavaliers at that period. The person who entered at his bidding was wrapped closely in his cloak; but the moment that was laid aside, the first occupant of the chamber roused himself with a look of extraordinary pleasure, exclaiming, " Ha, Blaster Stillingham, I am right glad to see thee. By i he Lord I am, though, to say the truth, --to say the truth, --that last cup, '--that last cup, sir, has made me rather hazy here," and he laid his finger on his brow. "I am not drunk; you understand me? No, d--n me, not drunk, only, you see, a little cloudy, like a dull morning, you know, Master Stillingham, which always turns out a fine day, you know. But what news of the worshipful general 1 How is Master Dixon, hey V "Come, come, Daintree," replied Walter Dixon's servant, for such was the visiter, "you must find a way to clear your scull of the strong waters. I come to you and Wighton from the general, about business which must be talked of seri...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George Payne Rainsford James
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 86
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-86892-1
Barcode: 9781153868921
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-153-86892-X

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