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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-Chaise Companion (Volume 1); Being a Selection of the Most Amusing and Interesting Articles and Anecdotes That Have Appeared in the Magazines, Newspapers, and Other Daily and Periodical Journals, from the Year 1700, to the (Paperback) Loot Price: R471
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-Chaise Companion (Volume 1); Being a Selection of the Most Amusing and Interesting Articles and...

The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-Chaise Companion (Volume 1); Being a Selection of the Most Amusing and Interesting Articles and Anecdotes That Have Appeared in the Magazines, Newspapers, and Other Daily and Periodical Journals, from the Year 1700, to the (Paperback)

Of Great Gaddesden Vale a. M. B

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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. 1820. Excerpt: ... Cambridge Chronicle, September 3.--We give the following information from an evening paper, for the use of those little masters who are anxious to qualify themselves for the title of Dandyism. By the way, the old term " Fribble," is quite as well sounding, and, we think, more appropriate, than the modern one " Dandy: "--" The Regent's Punch, of which the composition is champaigne, mixed with various liqueurs, with a small portion of an infusion of green tea, which is the only water used in the mixture, is now the favourite beverage, during dinner, of all the higher order of Dandies." Curious and Extraordinary History of a solitary Female Indian. FROM Hearne's TRAVELS. On the 11th of January, as some of my companions were hunting, they saw the track of a strange snow-shoe, which they followed; and at a considerable distance came to a little hut, where they discovered a young woman sitting alone. As they found that she understood their language, they brought her with them to the tents. On examination, she proved to be one of the Western Dbg ribbed Indians, who had been taken prisoner by the Athapuscow Indians, in the summer of the year 1770; and in the following summer, when the Indians that took her prisoner, were near this part, she had eloped from them, with an intent to return to her own country: but the distance being so great, and having, after she was taken prisoner, been carried in a canoe the whole way, the turnings and windings of the rivers and lakes were so numerous, that she forgot the track; and she built the hut in which we found her, to protect her from the weather during the winter, and here she had resided from the first setting in of the fall. From her account of the moons past since her elopement, it appeared that she had been near seven ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Of Great Gaddesden Vale a. M. B
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 98
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-99736-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-153-99736-3
Barcode: 9781153997362

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