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A Box for the Season Volume 2; A Sporting Sketch (Paperback) Loot Price: R331
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A Box for the Season Volume 2; A Sporting Sketch (Paperback): Charles Clarke

A Box for the Season Volume 2; A Sporting Sketch (Paperback)

Charles Clarke

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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. 1864 Excerpt: ...at the Sunday-school, and in coming out of church, and on such-like conventional occasions--as to which would remain in the village, Mr. and Mrs. Munster, or Mr. and Mrs. Crackenthorpe. I think there was great excuse for this gossip. The ladies were both remarkable enough to form subjects of interest. The sermons of the Keverend the Vicar were dull in the extreme; Lushenham was not famous for bonnets; and the singing of the children in church had been discussed so often that the subject was as dry as a speech of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. So the neighbours settled it their own way, and the two gentlemen were as good as done for. It was determined at the Chateau to let off an ukase, and order up a few friends to enliven the place for a day or two. The first who presented himself to their notice was Sparkes. Munster would rather have been excused; he hardly knew whether he had quite got over the results of his mesmeric experiments. " Of course he has," said Tom. " Didn't he write you word that he was perfectly satisfied with your explanation? " " Well, that's right enough; but we have flirted with the girls, Tom, and--" " We I Come, I like that, Munster; you have, not I. Besides, I don't suppose it signifies to old Sparkes; he must be as much used to it as they, living at Pumpington. They'd all have been offended if you had not flirted with them. Besides, you can give him a mount--that'll please the old boy." " All right. Anybody else? I hope he won't object to something playful, for I can't afford to lend him old Sheepshanks, Curricle's best mount." " Must ask Cutpurse; you havn't paid that little bill, Bob, yet, for the shooting he so kindly let you." "It's not due," said Bob, who t...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Charles Clarke
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41820-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-41820-6
Barcode: 9781150418204

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