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The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon; Containing, (I. an Account of the Chancellor's Life from His Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. a Continuation of the Same, and of His History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R454
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The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon; Containing, (I. an Account of the Chancellor's Life from His Birth to the...

The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon; Containing, (I. an Account of the Chancellor's Life from His Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. a Continuation of the Same, and of His History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration Volume 1 (Paperback)

Edward Hyde Clarendon

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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. 1761 edition. Excerpt: ...Name was, which He told her; what faid She, that Hyde that is of the Houfe of Commons? and He anfwering yes, She gave a great Shriek, and cried out, that He fhould not lodge in her Houfe; curfing him with many bitter Execrations. Upon the Noife her Hufband came in, and when She told him who it was that was to lodge in the Chamber above, He fwore a great Oath that He fhould not; and that He would rather fet his Houfe on Fire than entertain him in it. The Servant ftood amazed, knowing that his Mafter had never been in, or near that City; and defired to know what Offence He had committed againft them; He told them He was confident that his Mafter did not know them, nor could be known to them. The Man anfwered after two or three Curfes, that He knew him well enough, and that He had xindone Him, and his Wife, and his Children; and fo after repeating fome new bitter Curfes, He concluded, that He would fet his Houfe on Fire as foon as the Other fhould fet his-Foot Foot in it; and fo He and his Wife went away in a great Rage into an inner Room, and clapped t, he Door to them. When his Servant had made this Relation to him, He was no lefs furprifed; knew not what to make of it; afked whether the People were drunk;" was aflured that They were very fober, and appeared before this Paffion to be well bred. He fent to defire the Mafter of the Houfe to come to him, that They might confer, together, and that He would immediately depart his Houfe if He defired it. He received no Anfwer, but that He and his Wife were gone to Bed; upon which He faid no more, but that, if T, hey were gone, to Bed, He would go to Bed too, and did accordingly. Though He was not difturbed in the Night, the Morning was not at all calmer; the Mafter and the Miftrefs ftormed as much as...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Edward Hyde Clarendon
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-31262-5
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-150-31262-9
Barcode: 9781150312625

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