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New Monthly Magazine (Volume 54) (Paperback) Loot Price: R779 Discovery Miles 7 790
New Monthly Magazine (Volume 54) (Paperback): Thomas Campbell
New Monthly Magazine (Volume 54) (Paperback): Thomas Campbell

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Thomas Campbell

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1838. Excerpt: ... take an interest in the current matters of Blissfold, with a mind occupied not only with the important affairs in progress at Bath, but borne down by the struggle I had to maintain silence on the subject towards my wife, from whom I had scarcely before kept a secret since our marriage. The longest day will have an end, and night again closed in. Again the sun rose--again the post arrived, and, amongst other communications, a very long letter from Nubley; so long, indeed, that I consider it better to put in my notes the essence of the communication, than its whole substance. Nubley received the announcement of the failure of the house of Chipps, Rice, and Hiccory with great composure, because, although his dealings with them had been various and extensive, he, with that worldly and prudential activity as regarded nature's first law--self-preservation, had, upon quitting the " city of palaces," washed his hands--to use his own phrase--of the whole concern, and, having a certain and wellfounded faith in the funds of his native country, converted all the profits of his sultry exile into three per cent, consols, which having purchased at a war price, with heavy taxes, an enormous army and an extensive navy, and the quartern loaf at eighteen pence halfpenny to help him, put him pretty much at his ease as times mended; all his landed property consisting of Chittagong, where his attempts at farming had been crowned with successes only to be equalled in their results by his experiment of letting the property to the Thompson family. But, after having very tranquilly and philosophically perused the details of the Calcutta crash, the good kind-hearted old man suddenly felt alarm lest Cuthbert might, either by the plausible persuasion of the partners, or, which seemed even more probable, by his ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Thomas Campbell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 324
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-87124-2
Barcode: 9781153871242
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-153-87124-6

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