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Confessions of a Thug (Paperback): Meadows Taylor
Confessions of a Thug (Paperback): Meadows Taylor

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Confessions of a Thug (Paperback)

Meadows Taylor

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ... passing some time with her I rejoined Bhudrinath. "Who-was the man you were conversing with when I came up?" I asked. "Why," said he, "from what I have picked up as yet, I suspect he has urgent reasons for getting away from hence as fast as he can; in other words, he has been helping himself to more than he ought in some revenue affair, and his safety depends upon flight. I told him I expected you and your party, and that he would have a good opportunity of getting away if he chose to mix with us. You see," added Bhudrinath, "that when once I have fixed my eye upon any one, it is against my principles to let him escape me; now, as this is the case, we must have that man, --first, because of my principles, as I said, and secondly because of the money which most assuredly he has in his possession: do you comprehend?" 1' Perfectly," said I laughing; "your argument is an admirable one; therefore I will second your endeavours with all my heart. How shall we proceed?" "Why," said Bhudrinath, "that is a somewhat difficult matter to determine, for I do not know where the fellow lives; but he promised to be with me soon, and I dare say he will not be long away." "We must spread the carpet of patience," said I, "and sit on it, I suppose, till he makes his appearance; meanwhile I see no reason why I should not eat." Well, Sahib, I went inside the purda, where my well-dressed meal awaited me, and Zora and I had our fingers very soon buried in a smoking dish of kicheree and a very good currie. While I was thus employed, I heard the usual salutation pass between Bhudrinath and his acquaintance, and when I had satisfied the cravings within me, which had been grievous to bear, I joined them. "This is my brother, of whom I have spoken to you," said...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Meadows Taylor
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 196
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-19982-5
Barcode: 9781230199825
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-230-19982-9

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