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Gurney Married Volume 2; A Sequel to Gilbert Burney (Paperback) Loot Price: R312
Discovery Miles 3 120
Gurney Married Volume 2; A Sequel to Gilbert Burney (Paperback): Theodore Edward Hook
Gurney Married Volume 2; A Sequel to Gilbert Burney (Paperback): Theodore Edward Hook

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Gurney Married Volume 2; A Sequel to Gilbert Burney (Paperback)

Theodore Edward Hook

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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. 1839 Excerpt: ... the calmness which might have moderated its acuteness. It must be recollected that, during the expedition of our kind emissary, we had to cheer, soothe, and entertain his lady, who, having recovered in a certain degree from her late indisposition, appeared to have received a new power of tormenting, from the temporary repose she had experienced. Anxiety about her spouse, and her nervous solicitude about various favourite articles of furniture at Chittagong, imprecations upon the heads of all the Thompsons, criminations of the police for not apprehending the whole " gang" of them, and sending them all to Botany Bay without conviction or even trial, formed the general theme of her conversation, to which we were obliged to be constantly assenting, and in which she contrived to indulge at the rate and in the tone of a cock parrot in the highest possible health and spirits. "Lauk, my dear, Mr. Nubley is such a man-he '. he he --to think of going to let Chittagong to a family of cheats, without" ever inquiring about what they were, or who they were. Ah, well Men are the worst bargainers in the world; the pretty faces of those saucy misses did it, I have no doubt, I am sure I ought hot to say so--dear me, no--he he he --Mr. Nubley is as kind a husband as any in England, only he is led away. I am sure I hope nothing will happen to him, poor dear --no overturn or break down; and then, my dear Mrs. Gurney, that beautiful rosewood work-table, with the ormolu edging and the crimson bag, all spotted and dotted, and the dinner-table all white with the heat of the dishes. Lauk, Mr. Gurney--he he he --you are such a man, I declare, if you ar'nt laughing at me." I most positively denied the fact, because it was not so, but I believe in vain, ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Theodore Edward Hook
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-55546-6
Barcode: 9781150555466
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-55546-7

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