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The Itinerant, or Memoirs of an Actor Volume 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R447
Discovery Miles 4 470
The Itinerant, or Memoirs of an Actor Volume 3 (Paperback): Samuel William Ryley

The Itinerant, or Memoirs of an Actor Volume 3 (Paperback)

Samuel William Ryley

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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. 1808 Excerpt: ... house disposed of, and as we pass'd ourselves upon her ignorance for Americans, and never held converse with any other person, the plan of safety was accomplished; but my health suffer'd under this weight of calamity and produced a nervous fever by which I was confined to my bed, till every article was disposed of, but the garments that merely covered us; we Were in arrears too with the landlady, who threaten'd to turn ns into the street unless her demands were complied with. Incapable of leaving my bed Without assistance, destitute of money or the means of procuring it, and for the last 7-r:, '.(, . /; ....., f j. -.'.... too gross to mention, I resolved to throw myself on the mercy of the world. t " i' Through all our misfortuues the little Rosette was still preserved, and lived to repay our care and attention, by procuring us-the means of existence. Miserable in appearance as we were in reality, we left our wretched garret unperceived by any one, but alas Marian was less capable than myself of much bodily exertion, 'and after clearing the suburbs of this overgrown city, we seated oursefves on a stone to gain some ease, and perhaps some pence from the, humane travellers, if any such there were., For this purpose, I took out my flageflet, and with my utmost' skill and delicacy began the usual air"; Rosette in his cage accompanying me, soon attracted the notice of passengers, who drawn together by so nouvefte an exhibition madja collection, which gave hope of present refief and future sustenance. Somewhat chear'd in spirits, (and praising God, f who, when everv other hope was fled, inspired me with this thought, ) we slowly pursued our way without any fix'd plan, except leaving London as far behind as possible. Our success exceeded expectation, ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Samuel William Ryley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-09515-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-09515-0
Barcode: 9781130095159

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